Jeffrey A. “Jeff” Smith, 44, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Jeff was born September 27, 1978 in McKeesport and was the son of David R. “Dave” and Maureen (Holko) Smith of Elizabeth Twp. Jeff was a graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School and went on to obtain his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Logistics from Penn State University. He had also worked in sales at Barnes and Noble. He had a deep love of history, which carried throughout his life. Jeff was a devoted Pittsburgh Pirates fan and was well known for his ability to recite baseball statistics to any inquiring mind at a drop of a hat. He loved the outdoors; especially downhill and cross-country skiing, kayaking and hiking. His family meant the world to him and he loved gathering together for the holidays. He will be remembered fondly for his joyous laugh, his caring heart, intelligent mind, and for his ability to recite every great line from Beverly Hills Cop.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Scott David (Beth) Smith of Pittsburgh; uncle, Paul “Pete” Smith of Georgetown, TX; aunt, Stephene (Holko) Broman of West Mifflin; and cousins, Heidi (Broman) Peters, Todd Peters, Allison Peters and Owen Peters. There is no visitation. A private memorial service with inurnment will be held at West Newton Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Twp., (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at GilbertFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Originally published December 02, 2022.