Obituary of Raymond James Smith, Sr.
Raymond James Smith, Sr., age 81, of Bethlehem, PA, passed away Friday, January 21, 2022 at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, PA. Ray was born on August 12, 1940 in Dover, NJ to the late Arthur Smith and the late Alice (nee McCoy) Smith.
Ray worked as a trackman for NJ Transit in Gladstone, NJ until retirement. He married his beloved wife, Cora Lucele (nee Meixsell) on February 24, 1962. Together they raised a son; Raymond J. Smith, Jr. Raymond was a devoted and loving husband and father.
Ray will be missed by his son, Raymond J. Smith, Jr. and his wife Stacy; sisters, Alice, Patricia, and Debbie; brothers, Charles, Leroy and John; and many nieces and nephews.
Ray is predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Cora Smith; parents, Arthur and Alice Smith; six brothers; and a sister.
All services will be held privately at this time, under the care of Knoll-DeVoe Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Washington, NJ. To send condolences to the family please visit www.knolldevoefh.com