Marcia Ann [Cayes] Smith died at Harris Hills Nursing Home  in Concord on October 9,  2015 followinga  period of declining health. Born in Plymouth on December 27, 1919 she was  the daughter of Fred and Abby [Smith] Cayes.

Marcia graduated from Plymouth High School in 1937.   She was a longtime resident of Ashland. While in Ashland,  she took care of children in her home for many years, before working as an LNA in  the An Ray Nursing Home and the Samson Nursing Home in Ashland. She was predeceased by her parents, Sister Berl Gage and Brothers Arnold, Roland and Earl Cayes

She is survived by her daughter Patricia Dame and husband Sherburne of Ashland, son David Smith, Sr and wife Gloria of Georgetown,   DE; daughter Shirley Genest and husband John of Concord.   She was a grandmother   to Marcia Kay Smith, David Smith  Jr., Gary smith, Valerie Cray,  John Genest Jr.,  Daniel Genest and Carita Tobine.   Close family friends were Dale and Nina Straw and Richard and Evelyn Greene.

There will be no services at her request.   Interment will be at the family’s convenience.   Special thanks to all the staff at the Harris Hill Nursing Home for the care and comfort given. Dupuis Funeral Home in Ashland is  assisting the family.   For more info go to