Courtney F. Smith
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Smith, Courtney F.

Courtney F. Smith was born February 10, 1938 in Manhattan, NY to Daniel and Corrinne F. Smith. He passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2015 in Nyack, NY. At an early age he moved with his parents to Nyack, NY, where he attended and graduated from the Nyack Public Schools in 1956. In his early years he was a mail carrier for the U.S. Post Office. For over 20 years, he was employed by American Cyanamid-Lederle Laboratories in Pearl River, NY. Courtney also served as a dedicated member of the South Nyack Police Department for 23 years, before retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Rockland County P.B.A. and a past member of the Westchester/Rockland Guardians Association.

Courtney is predeceased by his parents and a son, Kevin Smith, Sr. He leaves to cherish his memory, his beloved wife, Mary of Nyack; five sons, Lonnie (Vanessa) of Chester, Va., Gregory of Spring Valley, NY, Mark (Gwendolyn) of Spring Valley, NY, Dana of Congers, NY, David (Stephanie) of Spring Valley, NY; a daughter, Diahann (Jeffery) Roberts of Spring Valley, NY; fifteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Lenox (Mary) Sullivan of Carneghan, Ga., Moses (Carletha)Sullivan of Townsend, Ga.; three Sisters in-law, Barbara Smith and Lonnie Taylor of Carneghan, Ga. and Rose Etta Gibson of Darien, Ga; beloved cousins James (Barbara) of Charlotte, NC, Shirley Phelps of San Diego, Ca. and Benjamin Jenkins of Alameda, Ca. and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Viewing Friday 6:00-9:00 PM, Saturday 8:30-10:00 AM, and Home Going Services at 10:00 A.M. at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 80 North Franklin Street, Nyack 10960. Interment at Brick Church Cemetery.

Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc.

88 South Broadway Nyack, NY

(845) 358-0573




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Published in The Journal News on Sep. 10, 2015.
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September 17, 2015
To The Smith Family,
During this difficult time we pray that God will grant you the serenity and peace that surpasses all understanding. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. God bless and keep you all. Curtis and Faye Cozart and family.
September 15, 2015
Dear Mary and Family,
The Lord bless ther and keep thee. The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during your time of grief.
Module (Cayode) & Keith Downer
September 14, 2015
Deepest sympathy and condolences to the Smith Family, so sorry for your loss and personal regrets for being unable to attend services. We sill all miss this truly wonderful human being, may he rest in eternal peace
Chief (ret) Alan Colsey
September 13, 2015
To Mrs.Mary Smith and Family, you have our deepest and warmest sympathy. You are in our prayers at this difficult time. We all loved Courtney! "To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord" God bless each and everyone of you!
The Thompson Family
Robin Thompson
September 12, 2015
To the Smith family, What a lovely family and beautiful stories of you Dad. Hr has touched many people>Just know you all touch us Friday night. Your Dad is very proud of all of you's!
My prayers and condolences go out to each and everyone of you.
nanci perruna
September 12, 2015
My deepest sympathy to Mary and Family
Cynthia Cayode
September 11, 2015
My condolences to Mrs Smith and children. I remember Smitty from him bringing his cars to J&L Auto & Tire, and then finding out he graduated high school with my Dad. He was such a kind, sweet man.. who loved his family. I will miss him.. May he rest in Paradise!!!!
Laurie Motto-Gallo
September 11, 2015
My prayers and condolences go out to the entire Smith family. May your memories comfort you and your faith continue to guide you. Officer Courtney F Smith is an unsung hero who didn't seek the spotlight for his positive deeds. He took the time to share his wisdom and offer support to me as a Rookie Police Officer in 1989. He recruited me to be a member of the Westchester/Rockland Guardians which he continued to be a member, whether active or inactive he was a Guardian for life.
Officer Tyrone McNeill
September 11, 2015
Praying for the Family for God's strength and peace.
Roland & Angel Hill
September 11, 2015
My prayer is that the family & loved ones of Mr. Smith will take comfort in knowing what an indelible mark he made on the Nyack community. The epitome of a great pillar of quiet strength, a hero & example to so many. May God comfort each of you, & we thank you for sharing him with us...His influence will be greatly missed. R. I. P. Mr. Smith.
Debi Ray
September 10, 2015
From our family to yours, we've been neighbors most of our lives we've been through good times and bad times and the Lord has seen us through. May he continue to watch over you and give you the strength to endure. Courtney was one of the best, may he rest in peace.
Mary Duncan
September 10, 2015
Gregory and family, I am sorry for your loss. Im praying for strength and peace. God bless all of you.
Irene Campbell
September 10, 2015
Smith's Family
I am deeply sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that he lived a life of service and Is now resting in peace. Be not dismayed for God is with you. He will give you strength to move forward .
Marlene Campbell
September 10, 2015
My prayer is that the Smith family will find peace during this time. Mr. Smith was an awesome man and no one could ever fill his shoes. My sympathy and love is with all of you, may your memories of Mr. Smith fill your hearts.
Aletta Cozart
September 10, 2015
My deepest sympathy to your family. Your Dad was a great man. Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
Anita (Moses) Fenner
September 10, 2015
Our deepest sympathy to the Smith family my your faith keep you strong during these rough times
Colleen Kelly
September 10, 2015
May God bless you and keep you strong. Courtney Smith was a gentle giant.
Eunice and Leon Fitts
September 10, 2015
Our condolences to the Smith Family, your dad was a great man and his memory will live forever for all those lives he touched. May he rest in peace. From Barbara Minniefield Velez and Family
Barbara Minniefield Velez
September 10, 2015
From my family to yours we offer our deepest sympathy Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can't heal weeping may endure for a night but joy will come in the morning your father was one in a million his was a Gentle Giant hold on to all of the wonderful memories that y'all have shared with your father over the years close to yall hearts because that's where he will forever live God bless y'all at this difficult time
Tina Cates
September 10, 2015
My deepest Sympathy to your family. May God give you and your family the strength and Blessing at this time. Your Dad will be missed but not forgotten.
A Morrison
September 10, 2015
My deepest sympathy to The Smith Family! My prayers are with all of you, your Dad was a great Man.

Kimberly Swann
September 10, 2015
Smith Family.

I know this experience will change you forever. Just remember all the good times you shared with your father and all the love he gave you througout the years. He is not gone. He will live in your heart forever. Heaven has gained another great angel.

Deepest Sympathy.
Dorothy May
September 10, 2015
To the Smith family,

So terribly sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

From the Dell'Olio family.
Dawn Lyons
September 9, 2015
My deepest sympathy to your family. May God give you and your family strength at this time.
Gloria
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