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Edith L. Smathers

August 18, 2023


Edith Longfellow (Scruton) Smathers of Canton a contented traveler departed on her final journey on August 18, 2023 at the Milton Hospital only to be reunited with the loves of her life, her late husband Russell and their son Bruce. Born in Boston to the late George and Irene Scruton she was educated in Hyde Park and Boston schools. Edith worked as a Lab and Xray Technician at the Lahey Clinic in Boston for many years before entering the Durable Medical Field retiring at 75 She was also the past treasurer of the Canton Women’s Club. Edith and Russ were snowbirds and spent many years in Englewood Fl and with their second family Maryann, Melinda, and Samantha Barnsley in Plymouth New Hampshire. Edith is survived by her son Duane Smathers of Canton. The family would like to thank the people at Cantondale Chiropratic for the wonderful care given to Edith. Funeral Services for Edith will be held on Saturday August 26, 2023 in the Chapel at Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton at 11AM Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. If desired donations in Edith's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice


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