Obituary of Donald Smith
On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Donald R. Smith, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away. Don was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Noel and Elsie (Reynolds) Smith. He was the second of four boys (David, Daniel, and the late Noel Jr.). He studied engineering at Texas A&M and served in the United States Army. After his discharge in 1963, he moved to Long Island to marry Joyce Haynes. Together, they raised three children (Donna, Margaret, and Brian) in Lynbrook, NY. He was the proud grandfather of Cathal and Eamonn Kirkyla and Parker, Samantha, and Dylan Smith.
His wake will be held on Friday, January 25, 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Perry Funeral Home in Lynbrook, NY. The Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 10:30 am at Don's longtime parish, St Raymond's in East Rockaway, NY.