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Douglas J. Smith

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Douglas J Smith

AGE: 82 • Manchester

Douglas J Smith 82 of Manchester died Sunday July 6, 2014 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick. Born in Paterson he resided in Brielle for 20 years before moving to Leisure Knoll section of Manchester 5 years ago. He owned & operated Mechanical Sales Inc for 20 years, retiring in 2014. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He was an avid golfer and sports fan; his favorites were hockey & football. He is predeceased by his son Bob Kravecz. Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Carol A Smith, 4 sons, Dow of Woodstock, GA, Britton of Burnsville MN, Mark Kravecz of St Augustine, FL and Gregory Kravecz of Ashburn, VA, 5 daughters, Deidre Newton of Prescott AZ, Heidi Coughlin of Prescott AZ, Doresy Cataldo of Downingtown PA, Tara Klinges of Doylestown PA and Melissa Weeks of St Augustine, FL and 26 grandchildren. Cremation was private and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Ponte Vedra Valley Cemetery in Fl. In lieu of flowers please make donations to American Heart/Stroke Association 1 Union St, Suite 301 Trenton, NJ 08691. For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit our website at


Published in Asbury Park Press on July 9, 2014
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