John Robert Smith, 78, of Woodland Park, passed away on July 14, 2020 at home receiving the loving care of his family.
He was born on May 11, 1942 to Lewis and Rose Marie (nee Girvin) Smith in Paterson, NJ. He was employed as an Operating Engineer for International Union of Operating Engineers, Local #825, of Springfield, NJ. John served in the New Jersey Army National Guard.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Stephen M. Smith and by his sister, Hilary Smith.
John is survived by his loving spouse of 57 years, the former Lillian J. Crossley; his daughter, Sherry Saccomanno and her husband, Robert of Montville, NJ; his son, Scott Smith and his wife, Barbara of Kinnelon, NJ; his two sisters, Margaret Mulroony of Churchville, PA and Kathleen Scala of Oakland, NJ; and his five grandchildren, Dianna and Brianne Saccomanno and Scotty, Ryan and Shealyn Smith.
Visitation will be held Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, Little Falls, New Jersey followed by a 12:00 Noon funeral service. Rev. Jin Kook Kim, officiating. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s New Jersey (https://www.alznj.org/get-involved/donate/) 425 Eagle Rock Avenue, #203, Roseland, New Jersey 07068. Due to current restrictions on allowable attendees (50) inside the funeral home at one time, in addition to wearing a mask or face covering, it is requested that those attending the services be courteous by limiting their time inside in order to allow others the opportunity to pay their respects as well. Please sign the online guestbook at www.bizubparker.com.
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Alzheimer's New Jersey
425 Eagle Rock Avenue, #203, Roseland NJ 07068