Obituary of Michael Smith
Michael Lawrence Smith, 89, of Long Valley, NJ passed away on January 27, 2017 in Morristown Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Michael was born March 5, 1927 in Newark, NJ and has lived in Long Valley for 45 years. He is a proud alum of St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark, and Seton Hall University. Michael served in the U.S. Army from 1945-1947. He retired after 25 years from Smith Valve Corp. in Worcester, MA. Michael was a member of the St. Patrick Guard of Honor, and loved spending time at his house in Cape Cod with his family.
Michael is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Joan B. Smith; several Nieces and Nephews; and by many other loving family members and friends.
A Celebration of Michael’s Life will include a visitation on Tuesday January 31, 2017 from 2-4PM & 7-9PM at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (Corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ 07930.
A 10:30AM Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday February 1, 2017 at Our Lady of the Mountain RC Church in Long Valley.
Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover, NJ.
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