Cecil C. Smith, 88, of Beverly, died Sept. 5.

Memorial visitation will be held Sept. 13, at 10 a.m., at St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church. A memorial Mass will follow at 11 a.m. Donnellan Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

He is survived by his wife, Suzanne; his children, Lizebeth Smith (Larry Schmitt), Corbett (Susan) and Craig (Julie O’Brien) Smith; his grandchildren, Alexandra, Margaret and Marc Schmitt and Abigail, Elyse, Charlotte, Daniel, MaryCathryn and Maggie Smith; his great-granddaughter, Mariellen Riordan; and many nieces and nephews.

Smith was a retired circulation manager for the Chicago Tribune and a lifelong Beverly resident. He was known for his great personality, humor and puns.

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to the “Imagine. Innovate. Inspire.” campaign at St. Barnabas.