NASHUA, NH - Paul F. Smith, age 73, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Mass General Hospital in Boston. For forty eight years, he was the beloved husband of Rita L. (Stanley) Smith.He was born in Medford on November 2, 1943, the son of the late Roland and Sally Smith. Paul was a resident of Nashua, NH for the past three years and was formerly of Chelmsford, Westford and E. Falmouth. He was raised in Arlington and attended local schools. He graduated from Northeastern University where he received his bachelors degree and served in the U.S. Army Reserves for several years.Prior to his retirement, Paul was employed as a claims manager with Allstate Insurance in the New England Area for thirty two years. Paul enjoyed gardening, traveling with his wife to visit their grandchildren and trips to Walt Disney World and Disneyland with his family. He was also a big fan of the Red Sox and Patriots. Besides his loving wife Rita, he is survived by his four children, Suzanne Hutcheson and her husband, David of Haymarket, VA, Paul Smith, Jr. of Melbourne, FL, Richard Smith and his wife, Susannah of Manchester, NH and Timothy Smith and his wife, Suzanne of San Jose, CA; six grandchildren, Andrew, Devin and Jackson Hutcheson, Samuel Smith and Jacoby and Joley Smith; also many nieces and nephews.ARRANGEMENTS - Family and friends may gather to honor and remember Paulat the J. A. HEALY SONS FUNERAL HOME, 57 N. Main St., WESTFORDon Friday, May 19 from 4 to 8pm. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 107 N. Main St., Westford. Interment in St. Catherine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.To share your thoughts and memories of Paul, please click the sign guestbook link.