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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Wednesday June 23rd, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Wednesday June 23rd, 2021
2:00pm

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Mary Smeltekop

Mary E. (Peterson) Smeltekop, 63, of Gardner, died peacefully Thursday, June 10, 2021, in UMass Memorial Medical Center—University Campus, Worcester, after an illness. Born in Fitchburg on January 3, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Eillen (Patnode) Peterson. She was a graduate of Oakmont Regional High School and received some college credit. Mary enjoyed going to church. But the time that she loved the most was spent with her family, especially her grandchildren, whom she loved dearly. Mary is survived by her three sons, Jeremey Smeltekop and his wife Carrie of Ashburnham, Christopher Smeltekop of Westminster, and Eric Peterson of Gardner; four grandchildren, Lexi, Charlie, Theodore, and Layne; a sister, Edith Stabere and her husband Harvey of Vermont; a brother Robert Peterson of Gardner; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by a brother, Paul Peterson. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA. A Calling Hour will be held Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., 2121 K Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037, or on their website at (www.lupus.org). Please reference in memory of Mary E. Smeltekop.

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One of the greatest woman I have ever known. When most looked at me as a troubled child, Mary looked at me like family. She is a presence that will be sorely missed.

Jason Schreiber Jul 2 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of the loss of Mary she was such a sweet lady. Anyone who was lucky enough to be your friend will be left with great memories

Gayle Rivers Jun 24 2021 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Mary. She was such a huge part of our lives words can't express what she meant to me and my family. If you guys need anything please let us know. Love the Fournier and Barrows family.

Collene Jeffers Jun 14 2021 12:00 AM