Jack Smith age 86, of New York City, died April 16 in New York Presbyterian Hospital. Born in Toronto, Canada, Jack came to the United States at a young age and settled in Brooklyn where he met his wife Irene and raised his family. He later moved to Lincroft, NJ, and spent the last 16 years living in Manhattan. A loving father and devoted grandfather, his family always came first. When Jack wasn’t enjoying time with his family, he was busy either working on his car, working on a project around the house, or rooting for the Mets or Jets, his favorite sports teams. He loved spending time with family and friends upstate in Rock Hill, NY.
Jack is the son of the late Ben and Anna (Antflick) Smith. Surviving, are his wife of 61 years Irene (Halperson), his daughter and son-in-law Jill and Tim Graney, of Little Silver, NJ; his daughter and son-in-law Stacey and Adam Berman, of New Hope, PA and his five beautiful granddaughters: Samantha, Kimberly, Kalie, Shayna and Caroline.
A private burial for the family is scheduled for April 22 at Wellwood Cemetery in West Babylon, NY.