Todd Howard Smith, 52, an avid music lover and self-taught chef, unexpectedly passed away on Thursday March 10, 2022. He was born in Jersey City on March 10, 1970. He went through the Franklin Township School System, graduating in 1988, and was a member of Boy Scout Troop 100. Todd spent most of his life in Ocean Grove and Asbury Park. He loved cooking and worked his happiest years in a chef’s hat and coat. He spent his life collecting all genres of music, and especially loved Prince and Joni Mitchell. He’s left a legacy of albums and the stories he taught his friends and family about the artists.
Son of the late Howard C. Smith, Todd is survived by his mom Janet, sister Karin Mathews and her husband Rick, brother Bryan and his wife Stacey, and five nieces Lillian, Shaylee & Carlie Mathews and Skylar & Payton Smith. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to The Center 806 Third Ave. Asbury Park, N.J 07712 in memory of Todd Smith.
A Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at the M.J. Murphy Funeral Home at 616 Ridge Road at New Road, Monmouth Junction. A Funeral Service will begin at 7:00 pm.