Tara L. (Tedford) Smith, 39, of Winchester, died unexpectedly while sleeping on Sunday, November 15, 2020, in the comfort of her home with the love of family near.
Tara was born the daughter of Cindy (Flagg) and Wayne Tedford on December 1, 1980, in Waterbury, CT. She attended schools in CT. and locally. She graduated from Thayer High School class of 1999.
She always worked in the fast-food industry as a young person. Later she was employed at Smith’s Medical in Keene just prior to becoming a stay-at-home mom raising her three boys to who she devoted her life with love and affection.
On June 12, 2014, she exchanged vows with Shaun Smith in a simple ceremony in Winchester. They were married with close family and friends in attendance and have been married for six years.
Tara enjoyed camping with family and friends. On every trip, they would always find new places to camp. Day trips were a must when camping exploring the region and finding new adventures. Time was also spent with family at family functions.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband, Shaun Smith of Winchester. Her father, Wayne Tedford of Keene. Three children; Christopher Bowne of Keene. Jeffery Bowne of Keene and Jasper Smith of Winchester. Her brother, Arthur Tedford and his wife, Jennifer of Winchester. In addition, she is survived by: aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Tara is pre-deceased by her mother, Cindy Tedford who passed on May 3, 2021, and her brother, Anthony “Tony” Tedford on April 10, 2010.
In keeping with Tara’s wishes, there were no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held in the family lot on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Evergreen Cemetery, Forest Lake Rd. Winchester, NH. 03470.
Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Tara L. Smith to Grace Christian Fellowship, 81 Ashuelot St. Winchester, NH. 03470.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com