Anne T. Smith died April 12 at Carleton Willard Village in Bedford. She was 100.

Known to her family and friends as Nancy, she was a former longtime resident of Concord.

She was born in Baltimore, Md., on Feb. 2, 1921, the daughter of John C. and Emily Owings Taliaferro and sister of the late John C. Taliaferro 3rd and Austin B. Taliaferro. She graduated from the Bryn Mawr School and was a part of the class of 1943 at Smith College.

In 1948, she married Edward W. Smith 3rd of Baltimore. He died in 1990. Nancy taught for many years as a specific language disability (SLD) tutor and English teacher, first at Sidwell School in Washington and later at Nashoba Brooks School in Concord.

After retirement, she served on the Friends of Cotting School Committee. Always interested in education, she volunteered as an English as a Second Language tutor at Concord Prison Outreach, and later volunteered in the reading program for Mystic Valley Senior Services. She was a volunteer at Emerson Hospital and during the summer, she for volunteered for the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services.

In 1970, she and her husband built a house on the Vineyard, which became a gathering place for friends, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and their children.

An avid tennis player, golfer, and gardener, she was a member of the Mink Meadows Golf Club, West Chop Club, Vineyard Haven Yacht Club, and the Concord Country Club. She was also a member of the Ladies Tuesday Club in Concord. In 2006, at 85, an ad in the Vineyard Gazette for watercolor classes caught her eye. She enrolled and soon became an enthusiastic amateur watercolor painter.

In 2014, she moved to Carleton Willard Village in Bedford. There she was on the board of the Villager and enjoyed other activities such as writing, reading and bridge.

She is survived by her son, Austin W. Smith of Lisbon, N.H., and his wife Deborah C. Smith; her daughter Catesby T. Gross of Hanover, N.H.; three grandchildren, Austin T. Smith and his fiancé Alexandra Milne, Alicia C. Smith, and Lindsay B. Gross. She is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews.

Services will be private.

Donations can be made to the Concord Art Association, 37 Lexington Rd., Concord, MA 01742, or The Cotting School, 453 Concord Ave, Lexington, MA. To share a memory or offer a condolence, visit