Harold William Smith ‘Smitty’



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Smith, Harold William ’Smitty’ Greece, NY: November 1, 2015, Age 70, Predeceased by daughter, Kimberly Ann Smith, parents, Shirley and Jessie Smith. Survived by his beloved wife Ann Brenton Smith; children, Terri (Dan) Schroeder, Robert Smith, Jeffrey T Smith; grandchildren, Ethan Schroeder, Collin Schroeder, Jeffrey Smith Jr., Zachary Smith, Kiah Smith; siblings; Beverly (George) Westacott & Donna Miceli; Nieces and Nephews; Jennifer Westacott, Dr. Mark (Zeynep) Miceli, Derin Miceli, Dawn (Mariah) Miceli, Stacey Miceli, & Dr. Melinda Miceli; ‘daughters of the heart,’ Beth Chirdo and Rebekah Jones. Smitty had such a big heart and always considered so many of his friends and neighbors ‘family,’ all of whom had a special place in his life over the years, including Wayne and Sharon Wood; Janet Call; Bill ‘Coop’ Cooper; Carl Clawson and the rest of the South Drive Family; the entire gang from Bernard’s Grove and the Golf League. We cannot begin to name them all, but all of those we’ve lost-and all who carry on-will always be a cherished part of his family’s lives. Friends may call Friday (Nov 6th) 4-7 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. Interment held privately in Riverside Cemetery. Memorial Celebration of Remembrance is being arranged. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Smitty’s memory to the Kimberly Ann Smith Memorial Fund at Rochester Area Community Foundation, www.racf.org/Kimberly-Ann-Smith-Memorial or 500 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 or the Lipson Cancer Center, 100 Kings Highway South, Rochester NY 14617. For more information or to sign Smitty’s online guestbook, please visit www.MeesonFamily.com


  1. Derek Rose on November 4, 2015 at 12:00 am

    I am sorry for your loss. My sympathies to the family.

  2. Melanie Barnas-Simmons, RGH on November 4, 2015 at 12:00 am

    I’m so glad that I had the privilege of getting to know Smitty this past year. He stole my heart with his kindness and generosity. My deepest sympathy to his entire family especially Ann who cared for him tirelessly. God bless you all.

  3. Christopher Trumble on November 4, 2015 at 12:00 am

    My condolences to the family.

  4. James Inzinga on November 4, 2015 at 12:00 am

    My Heartfelt Sympathies to a Great Man who Left us way too soon,My Condolences to his Family.

  5. Bill and Linda Thomas on November 4, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Our deepest sympathy to the Smith Family. For Jeff Smith and family in Huntsville.

  6. William and Jeanette Quinn on November 6, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Jeff, I know what your going through I have been through it twice and I
    want you to know you have friends that are there for you, Jeanette sends
    her Love and so do I. Let us know if there is anything we can do.
    Please give your family our heart felt sympathy.

  7. Dick Kearney on November 6, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Our prayers and deepest sympathies to Ann and family. Fond memeories of the Fireside etc. Dick & Rita

  8. al cycle on November 7, 2015 at 12:00 am

    My condolences to Harold’s Family…..I am a classmate & remember ‘Smitty’ from MMCS Class of ’63 & our reunion’s!!……He was always a very friendly person…even way back in ‘High School’!!!…..Al Fink

  9. MaryEllen Fenlon on November 7, 2015 at 12:00 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May all the happy memories be forever with you. Anne your love and support to Smitty was truly never-ending. Love is never forgotten …

  10. Debbie Richey on November 10, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Jeff, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Father. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

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