Allen C. Smith, Sr "Savage"., 54, of Port Monmouth, peacefully passed away Friday, April 12th, at his home after a valiant 5 year battle with cancer. Allen was born in Perth Amboy, on December 5, 1964, a son of Donald Smith and the late Beatrice Smith. He lived most of his life in Belford before moving to Port Monmouth in 2005. Allen was a radio technician at Wireless Communications in Metuchen, since 2012. Prior to that he worked at Atlantic Coast Communications for 26 years until they went out of business. Allen was a dedicated fireman for 36 years. He was a past member of Belford Independent Fire Company and a current member and Past Captain of the Belford Engine Fire Company Station 3. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, bowling with the firemen's bowling league and having a cold Coors Light with his friends. He was an avid Giants fan. Allen was also very handy; he rebuilt his entire house room by room. He will always be remembered as being a big kid at heart and was always teasing and picking on his own children. He was a loving husband and father who will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Allen leaves behind the love of his life for the past 18 years, Lisa Marie (Pearce) Smith. He is also survived by his children; Allen C. Smith, Jr., Loren Gingerelli, Lisa Smith, Megan Gingerelli, Stephanie Smith, Kenneth Smith and Mark Smith; his brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Mary Smith along with their 2 children; his in-laws, Lilly and James Pearce and 7 grandchildren; Shaylin, Mason, Myles, Brielle, Freddie, Jr., Gunner and Parker
Friends and relatives may pay their respects Wednesday from 5 - 9 pm and again Thursday from 10 - 11 am, just prior to the funeral service at Scott & Kedz Home for Funerals. The burial and committal will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Middletown.
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