Josephine A. Smith


Josephine A. (Lyons) Smith, 90, of Dingmans Ferry, PA passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018.  Born and raised in New York City, she resided in Ridgefield Park, NJ before moving to Pennsylvania.  She was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi R. C. Church in Ridgefield Park.  An avid Bingo player, she also enjoyed bowling, traveling and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Smith.  Loving and devoted mother of Barbara Pampinto and husband Jim, Michael Smith, Carol Fortino and husband Roger and Kevin Smith and wife Jamie Nivins.  Cherished grandmother of Nicole, Jillian, Andrew, Steven, Alison, Jaimie, Kristi, Chelsea, Ashley and Sara.  Adored great-grandmother of Mason.  Dear sister of the late Mary Scott, Theresa Cerchia, Frances Zambito, Ben Lyons and Charlie Lyons.  She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 4-8 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A funeral service is planned for Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:30 am at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Josephine to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123-1718 would be appreciated.

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