Tracy L. Smith of Jamesport passed away peacefully in his home Oct. 17, 2015, with his loving wife, Mary and devoted son Tracy by his side.
Tracy was sadly predeceased by his beloved daughter Kelley; his beloved son Trevor; his beloved grandson Dylan; his beloved brother Larry; his beloved eldest sister, Arlene as well as his loving parents, Isabel and Fred Smith. He is survived by his eldest loving brother, Fred Smith.
Tracy served his country in the U.S. Merchant Marines. He also served the Nassau County Police Department for 28 years; retiring as a deputy chief in 1989.
Tracy was the owner of Merrick Flower Shoppe for 31 years; from 1989 until his passing. He received the honor of “Merchant of the Year” for his dedication, service and caring for the people of Merrick.
Tracy’s family will be receiving visitors Sunday, Oct. 25, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. A funeral mass will be held at 1o a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue.
This is a paid notice.