lYNNFIELD – Adam C. Smith, pas…

lYNNFIELD – Adam C. Smith, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on September 10 at 2:22 a.m. at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, MA. He fought valiantly for five and a half years.
A loving husband and father, he is survived by his wife Joy Smith; his son Kirk Smith and daughter Violet Smith all of Lynnfield, MA; parents Carol and Dwain B. Smith of Belmont, MA; two sisters Alison Bentley of Chelmsford, MA and Jennifer James (and husband Michael James) of Coeur D'Alene, ID; nieces and nephews Tommy Bentley of Austin, TX, Joshua James of Coeur D'Alene, ID, Matthew James of Seattle, WA, and Julia Bentley of Pepperell, MA; father-in-law Michael King of Beverly Hills, FL.
He spent his early years in Rockport, MA and later Andover, MA, where he served as an acolyte with his sister Jennifer, at Christ Church during his teen years. He was graduated from Avon Old Farms School in Avon, CT and Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, and Massachusetts School of Law at Andover, MA. After a few years of practicing law with his father, he became a Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch where he and his friend Seth Mulrooney started the Smith Mulrooney Group at Merrill Lynch. He was a Vice President and CIMA there for 22 years until his death. He was also a member of the Leadership Council at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and a member of the Boston Estate Planning Council.
Adam enjoyed the sport of wrestling, which he did at Avon Old Farms, Lehigh and later was a volunteer coach in Lynnfield, where he got his son Kirk interested in the sport. He even shared his love of wrestling with his nephew Matthew, coaching him virtually during his high school years. He also loved skiing, boating and fishing with family. He did the Jimmy Walk fundraiser for many years in honor of his mother-in-law Sun Hui King.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Adam's Memory to the Jimmy Fund, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02115 or to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B102, Danvers, MA 01923.
Arrangements by the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park Street, North Reading. For information, directions and to leave an online condolence www.cotafuneralhomes.com.

A graveside service will be held at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody, on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 11 a.m., family and friends are cordially invited to attend.

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