September 16, 1931 - March 23, 2014

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Obituaries » ROSEMARY J. SMITH

SMITH, ROSEMARY JOYCE, 82, died March 23, at Mayo Healthcare in Northfield. She was born in London, England, Sept. 16, 1931, the daughter of Edward and Edith (Foyle) Matthews. She graduated from high school in London. She had been married to Richard “Dick” Arnold. She later married Carlton “Chuck” Berry in 1982; he predeceased her in 1984. In 1989, she married Richard “Dick” Smith. Rosemary moved to the United States with her first husband, Richard “Dick” Arnold, in 1957. They lived for many years in Levittown on Long Island, until moving to Northfield in 1968. She had worked as a bookkeeper for the family business, Dick Arnold’s Masonry, for many years, a dental assistant for Northfield Dental Group, and a licensed nursing assistant for Mayo Healthcare, all of Northfield. Rosemary was a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and often volunteered at the Red Mitten, both of Northfield. She enjoyed many hobbies including cooking, gardening, knitting, horses and spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include her husband, Dick Smith, of Northfield; four sons, Richard Arnold and wife, Shileen, of Deltona, Fla., Raymond Arnold and wife, Donna, of Northfield, twin sons Ian Arnold and wife, Pamela, of Barre, and Bryan Arnold and wife, Lori, of South Burlington; sister Diane Hart, of Blandford Forum, England; stepchildren Rich Smith, of Northfield, Ed Smith, of Bolton, and Gloria Delsandro, of Vinalhaven, Maine; five grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.

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