Jeffrey Scott Smith – May 17, 2021

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.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent via the GoFundMe page linked here, arranged in support of Jeff’s wife Marisol and daughter Camryn.

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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9 thoughts on “Jeffrey Scott Smith – May 17, 2021

  1. Our Love is being sent to Toby and Family. We wish we could attend the service for Jeff, but unfortunately due to health reasons and the long distance we all will pray for you and the family. Again, our thoughts and prayers will be with you. Love to you all. The Jordan Family.

  2. So sorry to hear of your loss. My love and prayers are with you 🙏❤️

  3. My sincere condolences on the passing of Jeff. This is definitely a hard one to swallow. Thoughts and prayers for the family always!

  4. Jeff was a part of our family – since he was a little kid. His ‘passing’ is a complete devastation to all of us. May he rest in perfect PEACE. Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy to Toby, Brooke, Marisol, Cami and all the family.

  5. There aren’t enough words that could express the immense sorrow family and friends are experiencing. His love kindness thoughtfulness and fun loving nature and handsome smile will be missed but never forgotten. The spirit of “Monk” will live on in our hearts and the many loving memories Jeff shared with us and others. Rest In Peace, my son.

  6. We are so saddened by the tragic loss of your son, husband, father and friend. We share in your pain and will stand by you as the days pass.

  7. Cannot stop crying over the loss of this kind beautiful soul who was never without a smile. Rest In Peace and thank you for the good times my friend.

  8. We’re so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family from ours. Love Susan, Von,Kyle

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