Donald D. Smith

Donald D. Smith

AGE: 77 • Lakewood

Donald D. Smith, 77, of Lakewood, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Leisure Park in Lakewood. He was born on April 10, 1936 in Jersey City to Frank and Genevieve Smith. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Mr. Smith worked for Union Carbide and Colgate Palmolive, before finishing his career with AFCO Insurance Company in Parsippany. He resided in Ringwood, NJ, for over 25 years before retiring to Wesley Chapel, FL, in 2005. Donald was an avid fan of both the NY Yankees and the NY Giants.

Mr. Smith was predeceased by his beloved wife of 50 years, Emalyn, in 2012; and his beloved daughter, Laurie Gruber, in 1991. He is survived by his two sons, Glenn and his wife Stacey of Toms River, and Richard and his wife Meredith of Yonkers, NY; his sister, Barbara Smith of NY, NY; and his wonderful grandchildren, Aidan, Shane, Ryan and Alanah.

There will be a gathering from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, with a Prayer Service at 8 p.m. at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main St., Toms River. Cremation will be private. Condolences may be made be visiting

Funeral Home

Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home
703 Main Street Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 349-5700

Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 19, 2014