Alice Elizabeth (Matzko) Smith



Make a Charitable Donation In Memory of Alice
  • The Alice Smith Memorial Fund c/p Essex Savings Bank
    35 Plains Road, P.O.Box 950
    Essex, CT 06426
  • The Pandemonium Rainforest Project
    500 Main Street, Suite 4
    Deep River, CT 06417

Alice Elizabeth (Matzko) Smith

  • BORN: January 28, 1941
  • DIED: August 8, 2017
  • LOCATION: Deep River, Connecticut

Alice Elizabeth (Matzko) Smith, 76, of Deep River, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Chesterfields Health Care Center in Chester. She was the youngest of five siblings born to John and Dorothy Matzko of Springfield Massachusetts. She graduated from the New Britain General Hospital School of Nursing in 1961 and went on to have a career in nursing at New Britain General Hospital for 38 years. She was a devoted surgical E.R. and O.R. nurse and friend to all her coworkers. She is survived by her husband Bradley J. Smith and their daughter Katherine Smith, both of Deep River. She also leaves behind many beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brothers, John Matzko, Robert Matzko, and Ernie Matzko, and her sister and best friend, Barbara Sikora. Alice was the love, light, and laughter for so many dear to her. She was an animal lover and made donations to many causes to support children with illnesses, animals, and veterans. Visitation will be held from 2:00PM to 4:00PM on Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at Robinson, Wright, and Weymer Funeral Home, 34 Main Street in Centerbrook. A Nightingale Tribute in Alice's memory will presented at 3:45PM. There will be a bereavement reception following the visitation. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Alice's name to The Pandemonium Rainforest Project, 500 Main Street, Suite 4, Deep River, CT 06417 www.pandemoniumrainforestproject.org or The Alice Smith Memorial Fund, c/o Essex Savings Bank, 35 Plains Road, P.O. Box 950, Essex, CT 06426 which will benefit the caregivers who loved and cared for her for over the last six years. To share a memory of Alice or send a condolence to her family please visit www.rwwfh.com


Visitation
  • August 20, 2017
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home
  • 34 Main Street
  • Centerbrook, CT 06409
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Nightingale Tribute
  • August 20, 2017
    3:45 PM
  • Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home
  • 34 Main Street
  • Centerbrook, CT 06409
  • Get Directions

Condolences

“ Sorry for your loss she was good person and always be remembered as a loving wife to you God Bless you both ”

Posted by: Reginald Folsom - Colchester, CT

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