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Donald L. Smith
Donald L. Smith

November 30, 1938 - August 31, 2019
Born in Paterson, New Jersey
Resided in Andover Borough, New Jersey


Donald “Pop Pop” L. Smith, 80, of Andover Borough, died Saturday, August 31, 2019, at home.

Born in Paterson, Donald grew up in Stockholm and lived in Andover Borough since 1964. He was a graduate of Newton High School. Currently still working, Donald was a self-employed mason for Don Smith Mason Contractor in Andover Borough for the past 60 years.

The son of the late Irene (Cahill) Davenport, Donald was also predeceased by his son, Dennis Smith, in 2007; as well as his two brothers, Richard and Ronald Davenport. He is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Lois P. Smith; his six children, Diane McAlister of Andover Borough, Terry “Butch” Smith of Andover Borough, Donna Hagan and husband, William, of Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania, Joann Smith and companion, John Leonawicz, of Newton, Vicki Murray and husband, Rodney, of Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania, and Donald Smith, Jr., and wife, Adrianna, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; his daughter-in-law, Christine Smith of Wantage; his fifteen grandchildren; and his nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Cathy Selinger of South Carolina.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, followed by an 8:30 p.m. funeral service, also at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be offered at

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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Thursday, September 5, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, September 5, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Thursday, September 5, 2019
8:30 PM

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