Haverhill — John A. Smart, Sr., 81, of Haverhill, died Saturday morning, March 30, 2013, at the Merrimack Valley Hospital, Haverhill.
He was born in Haverhill, Nov. 15, 1931, son of the late Howell B. and Gladys C. (Boudreau) Smart and was educated in the Haverhill school system.
He was the husband of the late Marie T. (Collins) Smart who died in 1985, father of the late Barry J. Cate, Gary A. Smart, Michael Smart, Heidi Lou Smart and John A. “Jack” Smart, Jr., and brother of the late Hildred Berard, Fay Freeman, Constance Murray and Joseph Langton. His survivors include his children, Vickie E. Tracy and her husband Robert of Haverhill, Karen L. Duval and her husband Thomas of Haverhill, George N. Cate of Lowell, Steven L. Smart of Haverhill, Lisa A. Yell and her husband George of Haverhill, numerous grandchildren, many great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service on Thursday morning, April 4, at 11 a.m., at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Burial with Military Honors will be in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the Funeral Home were held on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA, 01701. To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.