Robert “Rob” John Smith
Robert “Rob” John Smith, 51, a resident of North Fort Myers, FL for the past three years, formerly of Woonsocket, RI, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2022 in Cape Coral. He was born January 21, 1971 in Bellingham, MA.
Robert was of the Christian faith. He was a graduate of Blackstone Valley Tech’s Class of 1989 in Upton, MA where he studied Plumbing and met his wife, Melissa. He was an avid motorcyclist and donated much of his time to charity bike runs. He also enjoyed playing cards, horseshoes, practicing his guitar, and camping with family and friends at Echo Lake Campground in Pascoag, RI. Rob will always be remembered for having a big heart and never hesitating to help a friend in need. He took pride in being a good friend to everyone who crossed his path. He was a member of the Boston Local 51 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union and his talents in being a Journeyman Plumber and Pipefitter were countless. He was a loyal husband, father, son, brother, and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Melissa of North Fort Myers; loving parents, Francis and Joanne Smith of North Fort Myers; loving children, Corinne Lopes and her husband Steven of Johnston, RI, and Kelsey Smith and her fiancé David Ferenchik of Woonsocket, RI; siblings, Sheri Delisle and her husband Paul of Cape Coral, James Smith and his wife Lisa Merrill of Uxbridge, MA, and Francis Smith, Jr. of Woonsocket, RI; cousin, George Smith, Jr. of Holliston, MA; beloved best friend, Saul Ayotte of Blackstone, MA; two grandchildren, Mackenzie Lopes and Mya Lopes; as well as many more cousins, nieces, and nephews.
The family will receive friends for A Time of Visitation from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Monday, July 18, 2022 at Mullins Memorial, 3654 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in RI. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com
Memorial Contributions in memory of Robert John Smith are suggested to: Hope Hospice Development Department, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.