Jeffrey Scott Smith, 42, passed away on May 17, 2021.
Born June 2, 1978 to parents Toby Beth Bork and Arnold J. Smith in Hackensack, NJ and raised in Vernon Township, NJ, Jeff as he was known by many as “Monkey” to those closest to him earned his bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Journalism from West Virginia University. After graduating in 2001 he began a 20 year career in the Insurance Industry most recently serving as Vice President, QSG Casualty at Marsh.
Jeff enjoyed mixed martial arts, the UFC, boxing and wrestling as he was part of his wrestling team at Vernon Township High School. Football season was his favorite. He grew up a big Denver Broncos fan and loved cheering on the WVU Mountaineers. In his free time he enjoyed reading, watching movies and spending time with his family and friends.
Jeff was a loving father, friend and colleague. His mischievous sense of humor always brought smiles to everyone’s faces. He was kind and always cared deeply about others. He was thoughtful, often putting others before himself. He adored his daughter Camryn as she was the apple of his eye.
Jeff is survived by his beloved wife Marisol Smith, his cherished daughter Camryn, his loving mother, Toby Bork, and his dear sister, Brooke Smith.
Visitation for Jeffrey will be held on Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home in Hoboken (633 Washington Street, Corner of Seventh & Washington Streets, Parking on Seventh).
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