Welcome to the Official Website of the
Coventry High School Music Boosters
Supporting the Music Programs at CHS
It is with a heavy heart that we share the tragic news of the passing of Mr. Smith. He passed away on Sunday, August 14th, at the age of 30.
Click here to read his obituary.
Below are some articles from the Journal Inquirer that quote many of Ned's students and friends:
As stated by many students, "Mr. Smith wasn’t just our band director. During his short life he impacted so many lives, and had so much passion for not only his job but for his students. He had so much more to give and will forever be my best friend in high school. Rest easy, Ned, Coventry loves you.”
Below are details and links to services being held for Ned.
Funeral Home - Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home, 130 Hamilton Street, Southbridge, MA
Click here for directions
Calling Hours - Monday, August 22nd from 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Mass - Tuesday, August 23rd at 10:00 am at St. Mary's Church of the St. John Paul II Parish, 263 Hamilton St., Southbridge.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the name of Ned Francis Smith to the Coventry High School Music Boosters, 78 Ripley Hill Rd., Coventry, CT 06238.
The Coventry High school, Ned's Family, and the Boosters plan to honor Ned and memorialize his many contributions to his students, the school, the town and everyone and anyone that ever had the pleasure of knowing Ned.
STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE MEMORIALS YET TO BE ANNOUNCED......
If you have any questions, please email the CHS Boosters at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Day Parade Video...
Thanks to folks who shared this video with us - our Coventry High School Band Parade Performance in the 2014 National Memorial Day Parade.
We are SO PROUD of our CHS Band Members - you all did a great job! And you are lucky to have such awesome memories of your high school experience.