Robert H. Smith

February 23, 1948 ~ December 20, 2022 (age 74) 74 Years Old


Robert H. Smith, 74, of Easton, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at home surrounded by his family after battling cancer. He was the son of the late Robert D. and Ruth Buckley Smith. He was married 56 years to Joeanna Kanuch Smith. Rob was born in Bridgeport and was educated at Unquowa School, Notre Dame High School and received his degree in accounting from the University of Bridgeport. He started his career at Warnaco and also worked for Ethan Allen, AIG and retired as Senior VP at TIAA-CREF in Manhattan. Besides his wife he is survived by his son Seth D. Smith and his wife Karen of Easton and his daughter Siobhan Smith and her husband Martin Ohradan of Easton. His grandchildren are Josh Smith and his wife Brianna of Chapel Hill NC, Adrianna Ohradan and Alexandra Smith both of Easton and a great granddaughter Sofia Grace of Chapel Hill NC. He is also survived by his sisters Kathleen Fritz of Stratford and Moira Cook of Maine. He was predeceased by his sisters MaryAnn and Susan and by his brothers Sean and William. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00a.m., in Notre Dame of Easton Church on Thursday, December 29th. Burial will follow directly after at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. In lieu of flowers, donate to Smilow Cancer Hospital, 35 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Arrangements by the Redgate – Hennessy Funeral Home, Trumbull. To send online condolences please visit


Mass of Christian Burial
December 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Notre Dame of Easton Church
655 Morehouse Rd.,
Easton, CT 06612

Interment following funeral service
December 29, 2022

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
1056 Daniels Farm Road
Trumbull, CT 06611


Smilow Cancer Hospital
35 Park Street, New Haven CT 06511


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