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Tracey  Smith Higgins
Tracey Smith Higgins

March 28, 1963 - December 29, 2018
Born in St. Petersburg, Florida
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey


Tracey Smith Higgins, 55, of Bridgewater, died Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice in Fredon Township.

Born in St. Petersburg, Florida, Tracey was raised in Laurel, Maryland. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business from Villanova University. She was a
three sport athlete in college, competing in basketball, volleyball and softball. Tracey was very active in her children’s school and sports activities, where she was a tireless volunteer. She loved cooking and feeding her family and friends, especially around the holidays. She was extremely generous and always made time for everyone.

The daughter of the late Gerard “Jerry” and Mary “Vicki” (McGehee) Smith, Tracey is survived by her husband, John J. Higgins; her children, John “Jake” Higgins and fiancée, Jennifer Tinn, Justin Michael Higgins, Zachary Gerard Higgins, and Kasey McGee Higgins; her sister, Teresa Pedigo and husband, Rick; her brother, Michael Smith and wife, Kerry; her brother-in-law, Andrew Higgins; her sister-in-law, Tara Higgins; and her nieces and nephews, Lauren, Kendall, Chad, Quinn, Colin, Keegan, and Kiely.

Services are private and under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to Family Reach, 2001 US-46 #310, Parsippany, NJ 07054 (

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