Edward "Rich" Smith
1943 - 2021
BORN
1943
DIED
2021
Edward Richard (Rich) Smith, Jr
April 15, 1943 - June 5, 2021
"This is Pete. We lost him."

It is with great sadness we announce that Edward Richard Smith, Jr, "Rich" to his friends passed away on June 5, 2021, at the age of 78 years. He will be remembered by his two sons, Tom and Chuck (Amy) Smith as well as his sisters Sally Spencer, Susan Gallagher, his many nieces and nephews and grandchildren Nico, Kayla, Krystal, Sebastian, Taylor and Gabriella.
A proud San Franciscan and veteran of the United States Marine Corp, Rich was a former altar boy at Star of the Sea Parish in SF and retired from PG&E after 35 years as a meter repair technician and union shop steward. Known for his love of movies and music his loss leaves a tremendous hole in our hearts.
Memorial services will be held at Star of the Sea Church 4420 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118 at 10 am on July 28th with a gathering to be held in Concord at 1 pm. If planning to attend, please reach out via email to [email protected]
Published by San Francisco Chronicle from Jun. 23 to Jun. 24, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jul
28
Memorial Gathering
1:00p.m.
Concord
CA
Jul
28
Memorial service
10:00a.m.
Star of the Sea Church
4420 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA
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I've so many good memories of Rich. He was truly a kind lovely man. He will be missed. Sweet dreams.
Joan Reilly Quirk
Family
June 27, 2021
MY SISTER PATRICIA AND I RIDING OUR BIKES OVER TO THE HOUSE ON NINTH AVENUE! RIDES TO THE BEACH ! THE SHOWS WE PUT ON AT HOLIDAYS IN GRANDMA'S HOUSE ON DOUGLAS!
TONY REILLY
Family
June 26, 2021
Uncle Rich will live forever in my memories of film and comedy. His creativity and love of life was shared through his art and laughter.
Paul G. Gallagher
Family
June 25, 2021
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