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Patrick Sebastian Smith. Sr.

The Smith, Gee, Avery, Kunter, and Williams families regret to announce the death of their husband, father, brother, grandfather and cousin, Patrick Sebastian Smith, Sr., Former Deputy Director of  SEFO,  Former Assistant Minister  of Commerce,  and Former Executive Director, of  the National Investment Commission and Instructor of Econometrics at the University of Liberia respectively,  who passed away after a protracted illness on the morning of July 1, 2014 at the St. Joseph Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia at the age of 76.  Both of his parents, James T. Smith and Esther G. Avery predeceased him.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, Apostle Fatu Kunter-Smith.  This union was blessed with two children, Patrick Smith and Patry Smith.  In his first marriage to Min. Victoria T. Williams, both were blessed with two boys, Patrick Sebastian Smith Jr., and Henry V. Smith. Patrick was also blessed in his previous and other relationships with several children including, Minister Beatrice Smith-Mlendough (Robert), James T Smith (Justina), Patricia Smith-Wulukai, Melvin Smith Sr. (Sia), Isaac Smith, Patrice Yata Smith, Patrica Smith-Small Bea, Emmanuel Smith, Alvin Smith, Veronica Smith, Patsy Smith.  Tye Smith and Regina Smith predeceased him.  Others are, Michael Kamokai, Margie Karmo, Sumo Bono, and Abu Kemokai (predeceased), as well as several grand and great grandchildren.

Also mourning his loss are his stepmother, Walto Smith-Gee and his siblings, including:  General Edward W. Smith, Sr. (Martha), Taylor T. Smith, Sr. (Annie), E. Roy Smith, Sr., Esq. (Bea), Edith Smith, Dorothy Smith-Tinisio, Yvonne Smith-Taylor (Patrick), James Boy Smith (Helena), Ruth Gee-Kear (Dr. Kear), Elizabeth Avery, Mettie Avery-Morris (James), Victoria Smith-Walker (predeceased), Annie Avery (predeceased), and Joseph Avery, Sr. (predeceased), as well as a host of other relatives including cousins, nephews, nieces and friends in the United States of America, Liberia, Ghana,  and other parts of the World. 

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:

Wake Keeping:
Friday, July 18, 2014 @ 10:00pm
Rock Church International
Dwahzon, Lower Margibi County, Monrovia, Liberia

Funeral Services:
Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 10:00am
Rock Church International
Dwahzon, Lower Margibi County, Monrovia, Liberia 

Interment: 
Follows immediately after the funeral services and Repass will be held at the home of the family.                     

Contacts:
Liberia:
Fatu Kunter-Smith         011231886519473
Benetta Smith                011231886524789
Daniel Karter                  011231886916726
Joseph Avery, Jr.            011231777659974

USA:
James T. Smith                                507 304 3546
Min. Beatrice  Smith-Mlendough          267 393 1546
Patrice Yata Smith                                     484 802 2099
Patricia Smith-Wulukai                  609 321 3095
Patrica Smith-Small Bea                          267 994 0551             
Gen. Edward W. Smith, Sr.                      301 875 1804
E. Roy Smith, Sr., Esq.                               703 400 4985
Yvonne Smith-Taylor                     703 360 8623
Ruth Gee-Kear                                            540 207 6705
James Boy Smith                             571 277 4353