Drew M. Smith, 41, passed away unexpectedly on June 23, 2020. He was born in Springfield to Bonnie L. (Hartman) Smith and the late Dennis W. Smith. Drew was a graduate of Chicopee High School and went on to receive his undergraduate and Master’s Degree from American International College. He was a dedicated Massachusetts English Teacher for the past 15 years, employed with Sabis International Charter School for the last three years where he felt at home with the Sabis family. He enjoyed hiking, fishing, golfing and landscaping at area golf courses, family trips to Misquamicut beach and most of all he loved spending time with his daughter, Abigail Smith and all the exploring adventures they went on.
Besides his loving daughter Abigail, he leaves his mother, Bonnie L. Smith; brother, Dennis W. Smith, Jr. and his wife Amy; sister, Dawn M. Smith; his niece, Emma and nephews, Jacob and Zachary, all of Chicopee. He will also be missed by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. Family and friends are invited to gather for calling hours on Tuesday June 30, 2020 from 4 – 7 PM at the Brunelle Funeral Home, 811 Chicopee St. in Chicopee. Burial is private for the family. Please wear a mask to the funeral home and honor social distancing guidelines to keep the family safe. Memorial donations may be made in Drew’s memory to the Thomas J. O’Connor Adoption Center, 627 Cottage St. Springfield, MA 01104. Please visit www.brunellefuneralhome.com to leave a condolence for the family.
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