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“Dearest Albert, I know your birthday will be difficult for your beautiful girls and your grandchildren. Connie will hold them together and all of...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: vicki dallas - royal oak, MI

“Even after all these months have passed, I still think about my good friend AJ aka Uncle Leggs! I miss him all the time, his gift of laughter, kind...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Edwards - Westmont, IL

“Dear Connieand family, so very sorry to hear of Your loss. Mal and I have quite a few memories of you all and Grant Avenue. So long ago, so many...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Helen and Malcolm Cinquino - FL

“Gone and will not be forgotten, may he R.I.P and may you find some comfort in prayers, memories shared with Albert and the loving support of family...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Henry

“Our hearts are saddened by the loss of our Uncle Al. Deepest condolences to our Aunt Connie, Kathy, Jodi and all four of his beautiful granddaughters...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Debbie DiMonte Smegelski - FL

“Dear Connie:how are you? Please know that you are in my thoughts,and prayers. Connie words are not suited at this time to sooth your heart. Therefore...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Doyle Coleman - Slingerlands, NY

“CO-WORKER WITH AL FROM 1973 -- 2006 ON MANY DIFFERENT JOBS ,LOCAL 105 & LOCAL 7 . A GREAT GUY ALWAYS WILLING TO HELP. GOOD SENSE OF HUMOR . I HAVE...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: PAUL P. BEAUDRY - JOHNSTOWN, NY

“Uncle Al...my heart is hurting for Connie and the girls!! And I'm extremely sad for all of us as well. There is never enough time to share someone...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Tracy McKenzie - Pensacola, FL

“Uncle Al was such a special man. He had the best sense of humor and he would keep you laughing. He was such a warm and loving person, there was no...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Tracy and Maria McKenzie Zack and Haley - FL

“he was a long time friend and working person in local 105 ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: matthew sasinowski - Clifton Park, NY

“Want to wish the family well. He will be missed by all. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Russell Dupus - Hunter, OK

“Connie and family,We are sorry to hear about Al. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Bob & Claudia Stark - NY

“Dearest Connie, Bill and I send you our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. You and Al were always such a great couple to be around. Please...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Liz and Bill Kasper - Niskayuna,, NY

“Connie and Family, We were so sorry to hear about your loss. Just wanted you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this very tough time. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Jo-An and Keith Palmer - NY

“AJ, I will always remember your wonderful personality and the way you made me smile. It has been a while since we spoke but know you will be missed....Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Kerrey Young - Pasadena,, TX

“Remembering Al will always be a bittersweet felling because he was a special person who is no longer walking with us. My condolences to Connie and...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Julia Pruccoli - Birmingham, MI

“Connie and girls made Al the richest man in the world every conversation included his mention of how blessed he was The 50th anniversary party was...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Vicki Dallas - Royal Oak,, MI

“Jodi, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. In the couple times I met him at Church, I could tell he was a good man who was loved by...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Sheila Holloway - Glenville, NY

“Albert was truly a gifted individual. He was extremely accomplished in his profession as a pipefitter and Superintendent. He had an ability to seize...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Dan Reinhardt - Chicago, IL

“Al was such a wonderful person. As soon as he saw you he was smiling and always had a joke. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and is...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Angela Castiglione and Kathy Kingsland - FL


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GLENVILLE – Albert J. Smith, 70, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at his home, surrounded by the love of his family.
Al was born on March 14, 1945 a son of the late Albert J. and Marion (Dallas) Smith, Sr. He graduated in 1963 from Mt. Pleasant High School, and started his career in 1964 at American Locomotive Company in Schenectady, where he mastered his pipefitting trade. He went on to become a member of Local 7 Pipefitters & Steamfitters Union for 28 years, retiring in 2011. In recent years he traveled the Country supervising and consulting for General Electric. Al loved spending time with his four granddaughters, having long talks on the back porch, pushing them on the tire swing, taking them to the library and museums. He also attended many soccer games and violin concerts.
With his wife of 51 years, Connie, he loved traveling south to Florida to play golf and watch the sunset over the water. He joined a traveling golf league with his friends playing every Tuesday. Al was a longtime member of the Rotterdam Elks, Scotia United Methodist Church and looked forward to playing a competitive game of Pinochle with his sister Lottie.
Al is survived by his beloved wife Concetta (DiMonte) Smith, whom he married on September 19, 1964; loving daughters, Kathleen A. (Smith) Culhane and her husband C. Matthew Culhane and Jodi L. (Smith) Stark, all of Glenville; adoring grandchildren, Alexandra L. Culhane, Maxine R. Culhane, Peyton C. Culhane and Jaime L. Stark; cherished sister; Lottiemae (Smith) Littlefield and her husband Derwood, of Duanesburg; favorite sister and brothers-in law, Rosemary and Michael McTygue, of Saratoga Springs and Robert DiMonte, of Pensacola FL; many dear nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Services will be held on Thursday at 12 noon at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union Street with the Rev. Margaret Currier, officiating. Interment will follow in Parkview Cemetery, Fehr Avenue.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Thursday from 10 am until the service.