1961 – 2021
Putnam – Ronald D. Smith, 59, of Dufault St., passed away unexpectedly at his home. Born in McKeesport, PA, he was the son of Ronald W. Smith and Elaine (Yuscinsky) Smith of Thompson.
Mr. Smith worked in the service department for Putnam Ford. He enjoyed fishing, whether it was saltwater or fresh, and watching football, hockey, and baseball. He was a manager for both little league and senior baseball teams. He was an especially devoted father and son. He was always there when anyone needed him.
In addition to his parents, Ronald is survived by his son, Cameron Smith of Putnam; his daughter, Jillian Smith of Putnam; and his brother, Ricky Smith and his wife Lorraine of N. Grosvenordale.
Relatives and friends are invited to a graveside service for Ronald at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021 in St. Mary Cemetery, 230 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Memorial donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 200 Vesey St, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10281. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.