March 2, 1940 - October 7, 2018

Sparrowbush, NY

Lester C. Smith, Sr., 78, of Sparrowbush, NY passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Alliance Adult Living, Matamoras, PA. He retired Head Custodian for the Port Jervis School District, Port Jervis, NY. Lester was a member of Neversink Engine Co. 1, Port Jervis, NY and bowled many years in the Minisink Bowling League.

The son of the late William and Eleanor (Cuddeback) Smith, he was born March 2, 1940 in Port Jervis, NY. He was married to the late Anna (Stangl) Smith.

Lester leaves behind his children, Lester Smith, Jr. and his wife, Karen, Joseph Smith and his wife, Michelle, and Leann and her husband, Ramon; grandchildren, Eileen Bardney, Theresa Lanz, Christopher Smith and Tabitha Smith; great grandchildren, Elizabeth Lanz and Sebastian Bardney; brother, Donald Smith and two sisters, Marion Smith and Nancy Briggs.

Visitation was held at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services were held at Stroyan Funeral Home on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. Burial followed in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association (

Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home (