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Elwin "Buddy" Smart Jr

December 16, 1949 December 31, 2018
Elwin "Buddy" Smart Jr
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Obituary for Elwin "Buddy" Smart Jr

HARTLAND-Elwin “Buddy’ T. Smart Jr, 69, passed away unexpectedly on December 31, 2018, in Hartland, Maine.

He was born on December 16, 1949, in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, the son of Helen (Grant) Smart. He graduated from Dover-Foxcroft Academy where he played football. Following graduation he was drafted into the Air Force and was honorably discharged.

Buddy did multiple jobs starting with working at a golf course in Connecticut and then delivering milk in Millinocket. He also worked at the local Hartland Tannery for 17 years. He married the love of his life of 47 years, Bonnie (Sinclair) Smart of Ripley and together they owned and operated the Smart’s Garage for 21 years. Buddy loved going fishing with his sons and grandson, scratching lottery tickets, watching football on T.V., bird watching and eating out.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two sons: Steven and wife Deanna of Palmyra and Thomas and wife Darcee of Hartland; his daughter, Shelly and husband Rick of Hartland; grandchildren: Alivia, Steven, Victoria and Sadye; great granddaughter, Rori; his brother William and his wife Julie of New York; great friend, John Brooks; and his cat Maxwell and his dog, Gizmo.

He was predeceased by his mother, Helen; and his sister, Jean.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, January 13, 2019, at the Community Center in Hartland. All are welcome. A private funeral and burial will be held by the family.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be given in his memory to the National MS Society Maine Chapter, 74 Gray Road, Falmouth, Maine, 04105.

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2:00 PM 1/13/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/13/2019 4:00:00 PM
Community Center

62 Elm Street
Hartland, ME 04943

Community Center
62 Elm Street Hartland 04943 ME
United States

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National MS Society Maine Chapter

74 Gray Road
Falmouth, ME 04105

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