Honor A Life.com Logo
our mission Honor, Save, Change
A Life
Create an Honor Page Explore our Brands Mission - Learn More

Obituary for John Smith

Date of Birth: 11/7/1938

Date of Death: 3/1/2008

Age: 70

Cliffwood NJ

"JOHN SMITH, of Cliffwood, ABERDEEN, was born Nov. 7, 1938 in Westmoreland County, Va. God called him home on Saturday, March 1. He was the son of the late Wilbur Smith and Grace Henry Smith. He was the fourth of eight children. He was educated in the Public School system in Westmoreland County, Va. John received a technical degree in Knitting Design in Philadelphia. He commenced his career in the knitwear industry in Philadelphia and was recruited to California, where he lived for 12 years. John returned to the east coast in 1986 and retired in 2002. During his retirement, he dedicated his time to his children. John is married to Pauline Smith of Los Angeles, Calif. He was graced with a total of 10 children; 16 grandchildren; three sisters; and two brothers. The viewing will be from 9:30 a.m. today until the funeral service at 11 a.m. at St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church, Cliffwood. Rev. Thelma Gattis will be officiating. Interment will be at Shoreland Memorial Gardens, Hazlet. Childs Funeral Home, Red Bank, is in charge of arrangements. Funeral Services Childs Funeral Home Francioni, Taylor & Lopez, Inc. Funeral Home Latest headlines My Masterpiece pulls of 50-1 shocker at Meadowlands Roddick advance to SAP final easily Rain postpones Nationwide race to Sunday NJIT finishes winless season D-II Bentley College sets mark for winning"