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Paul J. Smith Sr.

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Paul J. Smith Sr.
Virginia Beach - Paul Joseph Smith Sr. passed away peacefully on April 12, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 9, 1937 in Orange, NJ the son of the late Lewis H. and Noreen H. Smith (nee Cunningham). Paul grew up in S. Orange and Summit, NJ and was formerly of Madison and Chatham, NJ. He proudly served his country in the US Navy.
Paul leaves behind his wife, Edith (nee McKenna); children, Paul, Jr. (Judi) of Quarryville, PA, Linda Fahey (Stephen) of Virginia Beach, Maureen Stearn (Al) of Lake Hopatcong, NJ and Richard of El Cajon, CA; six grandchildren; and seven siblings. Paul was preceded in death by brothers, Lewis H. and John B. Smith and sister-in-law Patricia Smith.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 18 from 5-8 p.m. in Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home in Virginia Beach. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 19 at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the local or Heartland Hospice. You may offer condolences to the family at


Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 17, 2013
Paul J. Smith,
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