Kenneth A. Smith, Jr. passed away October 21, 2019 in Lockport Rehab & Health Care Center. Born November 3, 1930 in Buffalo he was the son of Kenneth and Katherine (Burkhardt) Smith, Sr. Kenneth served in the National Guard and worked for Harrison Radiator for 17 years where he was a machine repairman retiring in 1992. Prior to working at Harrison Radiator he worked for 31 years for International Paper Co. Kenneth was a member of the VFW, the American Legion in Ellicottville, was a past member of the Wendleville Fire Co., and also belonged to the Tonawanda Sportsman Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. Kenneth was predeceased by his wife of 68 years, Lucille (Metzinger) Smith on October 1, 2019.
Kenneth is survived by his children, Donna (Bryce) McMichael, Nancy (Joseph) Baldassaro, Mary Lou (Jay Hughes) Donahue, and Kenneth (Cheryl) Smith; grandchildren Justin, Matthew, Nicole, Sarah, Aaron, Eric, Carly, and Collin; eight great grandchildren; also several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Thursday, Oct. 24th from 4-7 PM in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport where funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 25th at 10 AM. Interment will be in Acacia Park Cemetery. Memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Visit pruddenandkandt.com.