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Smith, Herbert O., 80, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016. Born in Bremerton, WA he was the son of the late Richard D. and the late Kathryn (Winkel) Smith.

He was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. An English Professor for the University of Maryland he lived and worked in Germany, Belgium and Holland. A fan of the arts, he enjoyed the opera, theater, film and poetry.

Mr. Smith is survived by his daughter, Jennifer E. Becker of Arizona; sister, Kathryn Meseck of Warren; brother, Dr. Peter S. Smith and his wife Heidi Schiess of Barrington; and four grandsons, Dakota, Zac, John and James.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 10 AM in Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Blvd., Providence, RI. For condolences,