Raymond E. Smith, Jr.

July 29, 2021 - May 31, 2012


Age 89 of Ross Twp., on Thursday May 31, 2012, beloved husband for 56 years to the late Catherine (Miltner) Smith, loving father of Catherine Benvenuti (Raymond), Raymond E. Smith, III (Deborah), Richard Smith (Leslie), Michael Smith, and Sharon Cook (Richard). Also survived by 7 grandchildren, Gabriel, Candace, Christopher, Jonathan, Brennan, Kevin, and Darren. and 6 great grandchildren, Tia, Nina, Damian, Omari, Aidan, and Sophia. Ray was District Manager for Western Southern Life Insurance Co., a WWII Army Vet, 35th Division, Infantry-Intelligence and a recipient of the Purple Heart and the French Medal of Honor. A life member of West View VFW Post 2754. A graduate of Niagara University. Visitation Sunday 2-4, 7-9 PM at T.B. Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy. North Hills, Mass of Christian Burial in St. Sebastian Church Monday at 10:00 AM. Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd. Suite 300, Jacksonville, Fl. 32256.

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  • Laura Connelly

    My sympathy and condolences to you during this difficult time. Mr. Smith was a good man who was enthusiastic about his family, their interests and their needs. He was caring and loving and I know you will miss him dearly. My thoughts and prayers with each of you.

  • Dan & Seu Lim

    Within our hearts, the ones we love are never really gone. In spirit & in memory, their legacy lives on. In your memories, may you find comfort. In your friends & family. may you find love. And in your heart, may you find the strength to help you through this sad time.

    Becaues you mean so muchto us…we’re thinking of yoy with love.
    Dan & Seu

  • Bob & Rita Preston

    Our sympathies are with all of you at this time. Working with Cathy and talking about our dads, I feel honored to have known him through her. Prayers for comfort and rest are with you all.
    –Bob and Rita

  • Barbara Litten

    My prayers go out to you, the Smith family. Take comfort in knowing that your father lived a long, happy life, that he did not suffer and that he’s at peace and in a better place.

 

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