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John Strong Smith ’48

John Strong Smith passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the age of 91. Mr. Smith was a Land Development Engineer for J. Strong Smith and Associates, and for George W. Stephens. His volunteer work continued with the International Seafarer's Center until his mid-80s. Mr. Smith was married to Cynthia G. Smith for 55 years. He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Powers of Baltimore County and her husband Robert Powers, and his son Jeffrey Smith of Cumberland, MD and his wife Rae Ann Smith; six grandchildren, Kelly Jones, Chester Smith, Lyndsay Smith, Jessica Kiliszewski, Jeremy Kiliszewski, and Jacob Kiliszewski and their spouses, Stephen Jones, Emily Kiliszewski and Kathleen Kiliszewski; great grandchildren, Jacob, Eva, Charles and Kathleen. A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, 120 Allegheny Ave., Towson, MD 21204 on Saturday, April 23, beginning at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the Maryland SPCA - via his "March for the Animals" website http://www.mdspca.org/johnsmith or to the Gilchrist Hospice Center. Online condolences may be sent to the family through www.peacefulalternatives.com.