Peter Charles Smoot, age 67, passed away on May 6th after a courageous three year battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife, Eileen (nee Corrigan). Dear father of Alexandra. Beloved brother of Susan Stoneburner, step-brother of Lynne MacDonald and brother-in-law of Tom Corrigan and Diane Downing, Jack and Lisa Corrigan, Mary Ann Corrigan-Davis and Ed Davis, Dan Corrigan, Clare and Jim Woidke, and Kate and Thomas Tompkins. Devoted uncle to Kristen, (Kyle), Reed, (Chrissy), Deirdre, Sarah, Thomas, Megan, (John), Michael, Ian, Kevin, Colleen, Cecilia, Patrick and Mary Coletta. Preceded in death by his father Charles Reed, mother Martha Ruth and stepmother Edie.
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Pete was an attorney for forty years and partner in the firm Rintala, Smoot, Jaenicke & Rees. He was an avid fan of the Cal Golden Bears, and an RV enthusiast who enjoyed his travels with Eileen in their motor home, a favorite vacation for the nieces and nephews.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Monday, May 13th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Martin of Tours Church, 11967 Sunset Boulevard, L.A., CA 90049. Interment to follow at the Memorial Gardens of the future Christ Cathedral in Orange County. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations made in Pete's memory to the Hon. John V. & Eileen Corrigan Endowed Scholarship at St. Joseph Academy, 3470 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland, OH 44111.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from May 11 to May 12, 2013