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Todd Andresen Smith

AGE: 90 • Middletown

Todd Andresen Smith was born in 1926 in Brooklyn New York, son of William Elliott Todd and Catherine Andresen Smith. He served in the Navy during WW2 as a Seabee Machinist Mate 3rd Class in Okinawa. Todd's passions were cars, engines, and above all boats. He was a lifetime member of the Shrewsbury River Yacht Club since 1983. He worked for Bell Labs as an electrical engineer and "Inventor" for 36 years, earning 3 patents. He married Joan Gootman in 1955, selling his cherished boat to pay for the engagement ring. They had three children Alan, Carol, and Linda.

Todd is predeceased by his wife Joan and daughter Linda. He is survived by his brother Elliott Smith and his wife Betty; sister Helene Marchant and her husband Peter; son Alan and his wife Lynne Smith; daughter Carol and her husband Paul Tanner; son-in-law James Finnegan Sr.; and seven grandchildren Brittany and Ryan Smith, Nicole, Shannon, Kathleen, Victoria and James Finnegan and many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Todd's life on Saturday June 17, 2017, 1 to 4 p.m., with a service at 3:30 followed by military honors, at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ. In lieu of flowers please donate to the or the NJ Sharing Network.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 13, 2017
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