Stanley Smith, 79, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at home in Old Bridge. He was born in Edinburgh Scotland and moved to New Jersey in 1958. Stanley retired from Weeks Dredging in Jersey City. He was a member of the Copestone Masonic Lodge in Kearny. He loved to read, play cards and especially spend quality time with his family.
Stanley is predeceased by his parents; Thomas and Alison Coleman Smith; his wife of 50 years Nancy D. Smith; and his daughter, Alexandra Smith. Surviving is his daughter Caroline Michaelson and her husband Kevin of Old Bridge; his three brothers, Ronald, Douglas, and Maurice Smith all of Scotland; his son-in-law Thomas Smith of Annapolis, MD; his 6 grandchildren; Gary Macaluso and his wife Kelly, Jennifer and her husband Stephen Deal, Daniel Macaluso and his wife Stephanie, Jillian and her husband Robert Kinnamon, Stacy and her husband Justin Liles, and Eric Smith; his 11 great grandchildren; Hailey, Christopher, Jack, Jaime, Ryan, Aiden, Alexa, Rowen, Caelyn, Alexander, and Julia.
A visitation will be held at the Bedle Funeral Home, 212 Main Street, Matawan, NJ 07747 on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 5 to 8 pm with a service to take place at 7:30 pm. Interment will remain private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent in Stanley’s memory to the VNA of Central NJ, 176 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701 or the American Cancer Society, 801 Broad St, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702. Please visit Stanley’s memorial website available at www.bedlefuneralhome.com.