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Keith Robert Smith 1962-2020

Keith Smith 58, partner of Kathleen Fantarella passed away unexpectedly at home on October 15, 2020.

He was born on January 19, 1962, son of the late Winfield and Irene Smith. Keith lived his life as a free spirit.  He was Sunshine on a cloudy day.  Brought joy in all situations and to everyone he met.  He was accepting and non judgemental.  Put a positive impact on every life he touched.  He accepted his life and the way things were.  His words "it is what it is" A great man to everyone that was around him. There is no one like him and for those who didn't have the time to know him will never know what a great man he was.  He is loved and will always be missed here. In addition to the love of his life, Kathleen Fantarella, he is survived by his blended family  Vincent Fantarella  and Lilliana Tarelli, Lawrence Rashaw Jr. And Lauren Seymour, Dominique Rashaw, Shelby Rashaw and Jonathan Mercado.  His son Keith Smith Jr. and his daughter Nicole Whittlesey both of Maine.  His sister Brenda Smith and His brothers Richard Smith and his wife Laura,  Winfield Smith and his wife Claudia.  Grandchildren Rustin Pooler, Anthony (Bean) Fantarella,  Gunner Hansel Ryder (gungun), Guyzik and Travis Jr. Whittlesey.   His loving dogs Broody who's been by his side for over 10 years, Jax his faithful guard dog and Autumn his girlie pup.   Services are going to be held at 74 circle Drive Wallingford Ct. 3:30 to 7:30. There will be a virtual service online at 5:00pm for those who can't attend. Go to Facebook StephenandColene Baker live video.   In memory of Keith donations can be made to the Meriden Humane Society. 

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Ethel Farrell
Ethel Farrell
Oct 25, 2020

RIP Keith. You were an awesome cousin. Sure glad I got to see you when I did. You will truly be missed.

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