HATHAWAY GENEALOGY
Descendants of
Adiel Harvey Hathaway (1864-1935)


NATALIE ANN10 LANG (Dorothy9 HATHAWAY, Adiel8, John7, David6, Salathiel5, Thomas4, Arthur3, John2, Arthur1) was born at Lakeville, Massachusetts, on 20 June 1932, daughter of Walter Everett Lang and his wife Dorothy May Hathaway. She married GERALD THOMAS SMITH at the Congregational Church in Middleboro, Massachusetts, on 17 September 1961. Gerry was born at New Bedford on 4 October 1932. He died at Marion, Massachusetts, on 13 April 1997. For his obituary see below. He was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Marion.

Gerry and Natalie Smith had the following children:

  1. MARTIN GERALD11 SMITH
    • b. at St. Luke's Hospital, Middleboro, on 15 July 1963
    • d. at Childrens' Hospital, Boston, MA, on 12 October 1967, of leukemia
  2. MATTHEW THOMAS11 SMITH (adopted)
    • b. at Bourne, MA, on 13 October 1968
    • adopted on 20 December 1968
  3. CHRISTIAN EVERETT11 SMITH
    • b. at Wareham, MA, on 30 April 1970


From the Standard Times, New Bedford, Ma.
Obituary: Gerald T. Smith

Marion--Gerald T. Smith, 64, died Sunday, April 13, 1997, at home unexpectedly of natural causes. He was the husband of Natalie A. (Lang) Smith and son of the late Holger G. and Virginia M. (Vokes) Smith
Born in New Bedford, he was a 1950 graduate of Fairhaven High School and a 1954 graduate of New Bedford Textile School. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Southeastern Massachusetts University.
Originally a boat-builder, he was a furniture builder by trade and a model builder by inclination. For many years, he worked as a foreman and he rose to the position of an assistant supervisor at Brownell Boat Works in Mattapoisett.
Later, he was a supervisor for the Department of Public Works in Marion. He was also a traffic manager for Gault Transportation. Since 1982, he had owned his own business called Smith Shops.
He was active in church, civic and fraternal organizations. He was involved in RYHA (Rochester Youth Hockey Association) for many years and was a den leader for the Marion Cub Scouts. He was a Past Master of the Pythagorean Lodge in Marion and a past president of Mektukquaamsett Improvement Association of Marion for many years.
A master of miniature, he was a well known builder and collector of model trains and boats. A feature article on his model building appeared in The Standard Times in April 1990. He also loved to cook. He was a member and a past trustee of the First Congregational Church in Rochester and a former member of the Hannah Shaw Chapter O.E.S. in Middleboro.
He lived in Mattapoisett until his marriage. He and his wife had been married for more than 35 years.
Survivors include his widow; two sons, Matthew T. Smith of New Bedford and Christian E. Smith of Marion; a brother, Jordan G. Smith of Yarmouthport; a granddaughter; and several neices and nephews.
He was the father of the late Martin G. Smith and the brother of the late Herbert Smith.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church, Route 105, Rochester Center, with Rev. Alan Taylor officiating. Arrangements are by the Ashley Funeral Home, Middleboro.


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