Floyd J. Smith

Floyd J. Smith
Floyd J. “Smitty” Smith, 89, of Norwalk, husband of the late Millicent I. Smith died Monday at Maplewood at Strawberry Hill.
Born in Norwalk, CT he was the son of the late Floyd F. and Gretchen Rider Smith. Mr. Smith was U.S. Navy Veteran serving in WWII. He was the owner of Smitty's Shell in Norwalk which he founded in 1951 until his retirement in 1978; he worked part time at the station until 2010.
Surviving are two sons Floyd F. Smith and his wife Suzanne of Stratford and David R. Smith and his wife Debbie of Norwalk; grandchildren David R. Smith, Karyn Thompson, Floyd F. Smith, III, Steve Smith, Mark Smith, Sean Smith, Sarah Smith and Rebecca Allen; nine great grandchildren and a sister Frances Gammer of CA. He was predeceased by three brothers David Smith, Richard Smith and Harry Smith and one sister Mary Lou Briesler.
Services will be held on Thursday, February 13th at 10:30 am in Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank his private aid, Lenona from Exceptional Care and the entire staff at Maplewood at Strawberry Hill.
In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 99 Hawley Lane, Suite 1204, Stratford, CT 06614.

Funeral Home

Collins Funeral Home
92 East Avenue Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 866-0747

Published in The Hour on Feb. 11, 2014