RIP: The Rev. Dr. Claude A. Smith

The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

Nov. 11, 2021

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Dr. Claude A. Smith in Plymouth, Mass., on Oct. 27, 2021. Claude was priest-in-charge at St. Paul’s Church in Bedford from 1959 until 1960, assisting priest at St. Andrew’s Church in Wellesley from 1961 until 1962, associate priest at St. Andrew’s Church in Hanover from 1993 until 1997, and rector of the Parish of St. Chrysostom in Quincy from 1997 until 2005.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Church in Hanover, Mass.

May the soul of God’s faithful servant departed rest in peace and may light perpetual shine upon him.

Faithfully yours,

The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates
The Rt. Rev. Gayle E. Harris

Condolences may be sent to his family at:
The Smith Family
56 Walnut Avenue
Braintree MA 02184 

Memorial donations may be made to:
Iain Donovan Memorial Education Fund
P.O. Box 308
Hellertown, PA 18055