ROYALSTON – June M. (Dunham) Smith, 79, of 5 Baldwinville Road, died peacefully Friday morning, July 9, 2021 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, after a complicated battle for her life.
She was born in Winchendon on June 19, 1942, daughter of the late Lewis and Arlene (Stowell) Dunham and grew up in Royalston.
June was a 1977 graduate of Mt. Wachusett Community College with an Associate Degree in Community Service. She was a lifelong community centered social worker for many years for North Central Community Service and later did personal home care for the elderly. She enjoyed working on her computer and especially enjoyed spending time with her family. A loving and devoted Christian, June attended the So. Royalston Congregational Church. She loved spending time with her children and was an avid gardener. In her younger years, she was involved in scouting, Troop 38.
She leaves three children, Scott Smith and his wife Tracy of Phillipston, Stanley Smith and his wife Carla of Phillipston and Deborah Smith of Worcester; five grandchildren, Jenica, Stacy, Lindsey, Cody and Jared, three great grandchildren, Hannah, Evelyn and Finleigh; her siblings, Roger Dunham of Royalston, William Dunham of Polk City, FL, Alice Leonard of Polk City, FL, Doris A. Smith of Royalston and Sally J. Berry of Orange. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis A. Dunham Jr and Harry Dunham and a sister, Rita L. Gates.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 12 Noon in Second Congregational Church, Royalston.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.