Faye W. Smith

Faye SmithWISCASSET – Faye W. Smith, 69, of Wiscasset died on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at her home.  She was born on November 5, 1946 in Saco, Maine the daughter of Bernard A. and Lucille L. (Woodward) Backman.

Faye loved the outdoors, and feeding the birds.  Some of her favorite things to do were fishing, and camping at Cathedral Pines in Eustis and Townline on Damariscotta Lake with her husband, Donald, and family.  She also loved reading books, especially historical romances, and being with her grandkids.  Faye also had a special spot in her heart for her dogs: Sam, Shadow and Bella.   They brought great joy to Faye and Don. 

She worked at Shaws in Brunswick and Bath for 15 years serving in many capacities.   She then went on to work for Gardiner Savings Bank in Wiscasset for many years.

Faye was predeceased by her parents, Bernard and Lucille Backman, her son, Donald H. Smith Jr, and her sisters, Bernardette Beal, Maryann Merchant, and brother Gordon Backman.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Donald H. Smith Sr.; son, Michael Smith and wife Beth; grandsons, Steven and Matthew Smith; daughter-in-law, Janet Smith; and granddaughter, Kirsten Smith, all of Wiscasset; as well as many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the Wiscasset High School, 272 Gardiner Road Wiscasset at 1:00 pm, Saturday, February 27, 2016.