Michael Paul "Smitty" Smith
1954 - 2021
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
265 South Nokomis Avenue
Venice, FL
Smith, Michael Paul "Smitty", - 67, of Venice, Florida and formerly of Galloway Township, New Jersey, passed away on July 16, 2021. He was born on March 27, 1954 in Pleasantville, New Jersey to Frank Monroe and Veronica L. (Carberry) Smith. Smitty was a housing contractor and bartender at the Black Cat Bar in Absecon, NJ and after his retirement in 2008, he moved to Venice, Florida. He was a military veteran and served in the U.S. Marine Corp. Smitty is survived by his wife & best friend, Mary R. Smith of Venice, Florida; a son, Michael P. Smith, Jr of Mays Landing, N.J.; a daughter, Michele L. Smith of Venice, FL; four grandchildren, Brianna & Stephen Gargione and Gianna & Michael Peter Smith; brothers, Frank Smith and John (Nancy) Smith both of Absecon, NJ, William (Annette) Korte of FL and sisters, Kristina Wheeler Korte of NC, Karen Korte (Carlos) Martinez of Mays Landing, NJ, Donna Korte of Pleasantville, NJ, and Monica (Tim) Gordon of Chelsea Heights, NJ; a sister-in-law, Betty Chambers and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and many cousins. Smitty was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Jim Smith. Services will be private for the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or by visiting www.stjude.org. Farley Funeral Home in Venice, Florida is handling the arrangements. A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.farleyfuneralhome.com.
Published by The Press of Atlantic City from Jul. 21 to Jul. 23, 2021.
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Very sorry to read about the loss of Mike. Always thought he was rockin'. I moved to Tucson, Arizona, and love living here. Think of you often.
Nancie Bakley
July 27, 2021
The U.S. Marines, Navy Fleet Marine Force Corpsmen, FMF Chaplains, and Associate Members of the E. T Brisson Detachment #063 of the Marine Corps League in Naples, Florida, hereby salute and recognize Michael Paul Smith for serving God and his country by becoming a United States Marine. We honor his memory and valiant service to our Corps and our great Nation. Please accept our heartfelt sentiments as a token of our esteem and admiration of his L´Esprit du Corps. Semper Fidelis.
Marines of the Marine Corps League Naples, Florida
July 21, 2021
We are so sad and sorry for your loss. We are keeping the family in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything please do not hesitate to reach out.
Kris and Valorie Chiola
July 21, 2021
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