Hugh Byrne Smith,70, of Aberdeen, New Jersey, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Hugh was born on February 9, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York. He lived in Keansburg and Keyport, New Jersey, before settling in Aberdeen with his wife, Rosemary. For many years, Hugh worked as a driver for the Medtronic Corporation in Eatontown. He was also a proud veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Elks Lodge #2179 in Middletown, New Jersey.
He was predeceased by his parents, John C. and Alice (Byrne) Smith. Hugh is survived by his beloved wife, Rosemary, fondly known as “Marie” (McArdle) Smith, and his loving siblings, John Smith, Arthur Smith and Carol Smith. He is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews, Mairead, Bernadette, Ciara, Declan, Olivia, Brigid, Peter, Clarissa, Philip, Kevin, Matt and Susan. He will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Thursday morning, April 12, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 9:15 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday morning, April 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church, 165 Bethany Road, Holmdel, New Jersey 07733. Interment will follow at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, 350 Province Line Road, Wrightstown, New Jersey 08562. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.