The Life of Carl N. Sr. Smith
Carl N. Smith, Sr., 58, husband of Karen Hersh Smith of Ansonia, died Tuesday January 27, 2009. He was born June 24, 1950 in Derby, son of Norman H. Smith of Ansonia and the late Edna Blewett Smith. He graduated from Ansonia High School, Class of 1968 and worked as a tool maker and machinist for Sikorsky Aircraft of Stratford for 26 years. He has been a longtime member of and former past captain in The Fountain Hose Company in Ansonia and served as deputy Fire Marshall for 20 years. He is also a member of The New England Fire Marshal's Association. In addition to his wife Karen, he is survived by his son Carl N. Smith, Jr.; a daughter Erin Discko; his father Norman H. SMith and step-mother Ann Edwards, all of Ansonnia; two sisters, Marilyn Grieve of Washington, N.C. and Patricia Bourque of North Port, Fla; grandson Carl N. Smith, III; and granddaughter Sabrina Discko. The Jenkins-King Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery Ansonia.