Martin A. Smith Sr.
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Martin A. Smith Sr., 80, of Wilmington passed away July 1, 2013.
Mr. Smith was a general foreman with the new car department of General Motors Corporation on Boxwood Road, retiring in 1988 after 39 years of service. After retirement, he was a consultant for G.M. for 8 years. Mr. Smith was a master woodworker.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife of 62 years: Doris M. Smith; 5 children: Deborah L. Tobin and her husband Richard, Martin A. Smith Jr., Jeffrey A. Smith, David W. Smith and his wife Gwen, and Timothy J. Smith and his wife Penny; 1 brother: Edward Smith; 1 sister: Susan Beachboard; 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am Wednesday morning, July 10, at the Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Naamans Road, Wilmington, DE 19810. Burial will be private. There will be a visitation at the church on Wednesday morning from 10 to 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the
, 92 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720.
Published in The News Journal from July 7 to July 8, 2013