Thomas J. Smith of Doylestown, PA passed away at his residence with his family by his side on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. He was 73.
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Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late George and Anna (Cullen) Smith, Tom resided in Warrington, PA before moving to Doylestown, PA in 1976.
Tom was the former owner of Sterling Caterers of Doylestown for 15 years and Custom Cleaning Service for 28 years, before retiring in 1991. He was a member and mentor of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church of Doylestown; a member and Fouth Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus Council #4160; a US Naval veteran of the Vietnam War and member of the Vietnam Veterans of America; and also enjoyed woodworking and being a counselor and mentor to others.
He was the beloved husband of 46 years to Ruth (Kircher) Smith; devoted father of Ruth Stevens and Fiance’ Robert Frankle, Thomas J. Smith Jr. and wife Aimee, Sean Smith and wife Maria Rupp, and Michael Smith; dear brother of the late George, James and Jack Smith, and Jeanne O’Donnell; loving grandfather of Hunter, Rylee, Zachary, Sean, Margaret and Matthew.
A viewing will be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 235 E. State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 10:00-11:30 am, with a mass to follow.
Interment with military honors will follow in the Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Road, Newtown, PA 18940 at 1:30 pm.
A luncheon will be held at the Rose Bank Winery, 258 Durham Road, Newtown, PA 18940 at 2:30 pm
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100 , Silver Spring, MD 20910 or HYPERLINK "http://www.vva.org/" \t "_blank" www.vva.org would be appreciated.
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