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“Paula and Casey,We are so sorry to hear of Peter's passing. We will keep you in our hearts prayers.The Stolpinski Family ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Stolpinski - Natick, MA

“We were so saddened to hear of Pete's passing. He was a great friend and neighbor. Will miss talking Patriots football with him, and will think of...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Matt and Amy Basiliere - Natick, MA

“So sorry to hear the news of Pete's passing. I will miss talking sports with Pete, and I will always remember him as a great neighbor and friend. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Paul Power - Natick, MA - Friend

“Christine & Family: Sorry for the loss of Peter. We met him at the Hosmer School. May he Rest In Peace. Our prayers are with you all. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Tony and Mim Flecca - Waltham, MA

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: The Coady Family - Natick, MA


6 of 8 | Posted by: The Coady Family - Natick, MA

“Sorry for your loss. Peace ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Murray - Friend

“We were saddened to hear of Pete's passing. Our deepest sympathies to Paula, Casey and family. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Paul Loretta Nicholas Hurney


Natick – Mr. Peter R. Smith, of Natick, died Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Framingham Union Hospital. He was 58.

Peter was born in Brighton on December 30, 1959, a son of Mary C. (Phillips) Smith of Waltham and the late George B. Smith. He was raised in Waltham and was a graduate of Waltham High before attending UMass Boston. A member of the football team at both schools he maintained a lifelong interest in the sport and was an avid Patriots fan.

A Natick resident for the past fifteen years, Peter was a schoolteacher and football coach at schools in the MetroWest area.

In addition to his mother, he leaves his wife, Paula J. (Rauschl) Smith; his daughter, Casey E. Smith of Natick; his sister, Christine M. LeBlanc of Waltham; his niece and nephew, Erin and Edmond LeBlanc; his mother-in-law, Marilyn Rauschl; his sisters-in-law, Linda Warren of Framingham and Sue Rauschl of Chelsea, Michigan and several cousins.

He was also the brother of the late William G. Smith and brother-in-law of the late Edmond LeBlanc.

Family and friends will honor and remember Peter's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, May 23rd from 5 to 8 p.m. and will conclude with a funeral service at 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the City of Waltham Scholarship Fund, c/o Treasurer's Office, 610 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02452.