Zachary Thomas Smith
Friday, September 2, 2022 at age 26. Predeceased by his father, David J. Smith. He is survived by his wife of 4 years, Deana Smith; his pride and joy daughter, Elliott Maeve Smith; mother, Elizabeth H. Gorman-Smith; step-father, Anthony Chirico; siblings, Marcus Gorman-Grossi, Nicholas Gorman-Smith, Harley Auclair, Joshua Auclair; godsister, Chaya Brayman; grandmother, MaryJo Hazeldem; nina, Karen Osborn; mother-in-law, Tammy (Deb) Canales; fathers-in-law, Darrel Sample and Bruce Fernandez; his fur babies, Enzo and Thomas; numerous impactful people throughout his lifetime, along with many loving family and friends in Arizona, Oregon and throughout the Country.
Zac was a veteran of the United States Navy and served our Country from 2016-2020. He was a Master at Arms and received the National Defense Service Medal and was awarded the Navy Pistol Sharpshooter. He enjoyed ice hockey, especially the Sabres, F1 racing, his black coffee and had the greatest sense of humor and sharp, quick wit. He loved his daughter, Elliott and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Zac’s visitation will be held Monday, September 12th 5-7 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road. His celebration of life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Autism Nature Trail at Letchworth State Park (https://autismnaturetrail.com/
) in his memory. For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com