2011-05-27 / Obits

Luke Vincent Smith


Luke Vincent Smith, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 21.

Smith was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 15 years ago. Smith was a life member of the Knights of Columbus, past President of Bishop Loughlin Alumni Association, accountant for Brooklyn College, accountant in the Office of the Mayor City of New York Budget Office and the budget office of the FDNY. He also worked for Sperry Gyroscope in Lake Success, New York.

Smith was preceded in death by his grandson, Sean Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Veronica Riley Smith; sons, Tom (Elaine) and Robert L. (Margaret); and grandsons, Thomas, Brendan and Christopher.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Thomas More Church, Rockaway Point. Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.

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