Sandra “Sandy” Lynn (Brzeski) Smith, 71, of Bristol, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 after a lengthy illness. She was the devoted wife of David H. Smith, of Bristol.
Sandy was born on July 30, 1951 in Terryville, CT daughter to the late Henry and Rocchina M. (Tinnella) Brzeski. She grew up in Terryville and graduated from Terryville High School, where she was a Wild Rifle in the marching band. Sandy was a Willie Nelson fanatic until the end of her days, and told anyone who would listen about the time he kissed her. Above all, she loved her family and especially her dog, Vivi. She led a life of positivity and will be missed dearly by those who knew her.
She spent her working life at New Departure, New England Aircraft, and the J.F Fredericks Tool Company.
Sandy is survived by her husband, David Smith, of Bristol, her daughters, Kimberly and Kristine Bourdeau, of Bristol, her son, Robert S. Smith II, of Plainville, her sister, Cheryl (Brzeski) Cyr, of East Haven, her niece, Jill Wood, of East Haven, her niece, Sierra Wilson, of Vermont, along with many extended family members and friends.
Sandy’s family will celebrate her life privately. In lieu of flowers, donations to cover end of life care costs in memory of Sandy can be sent to Robert Smith at 38 Park St, Plainville, CT 06062. The staff at Plainville Funeral Home, 81 Broad St., extends their gratitude to the Smith family for their trust. For more information or to leave online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.PlainvilleFuneralHome.com.
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