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Peter George Smith, Jr.

May 6, 1988 ~ November 16, 2023 (age 35) 35 Years Old

Peter Smith, Jr. Obituary

The Celebration of Life for Peter George Smith,Jr. at Bryce Funeral Home Inc on Monday November 20, 2023.

Troy - Peter George Smith, Jr., 35, died Thursday, November 16, 2023, at Samaritan Hospital.

Born in Troy, he was the son of Peter George Smith of Delmar and Paula Eschenbaum Carucci of Wynantskill. He was husband of Jamie M. Fasoldt Smith for 6 years, although they had been together for 19 years total. He had resided in the Troy and Wynantskill areas all his life. He was a graduate of Averill Park High School and earned his Bachelor's Degree from SUNY Oneonta. Peter was a Claims Supervisor for Aetna/CVS Insurance for the past 8 years.  

Peter was a vibrant man always full of positivity, and had many passions. Growing up, he played sports including hockey, football, baseball, and golf. He loved creating all types of art. Whether it was painting, digital, or photography, he could create it. Music was a huge part of Peter’s life. He enjoyed playing his own music as well as listening and going to concerts, especially Dave Matthews Band.

Most of all, Peter wanted everyone around him to be happy and he lit up any room he entered. His full of life attitude was absolutely contagious. 

Survivors in addition to his wife and parents include his step mother, Kim Smith; step father Ian Carucci; father-in-law and mother-in-law, James and Joni Fasoldt; two brothers, Anthony M. Carucci and Vincent R. Carucci; a brother-in-law, John R. Fasoldt; his maternal grandmother, Irene Golinski and grandmother in-law Shirley Speedy, and his partner in crime and best dog, Bowie.  Peter is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and a wonderful group of friends who are as close as family. Peter has two step brothers, Travis, (Madison), Corey, (Killie) and nieces and nephews Rylin, Addison, and Emery Hughes. Also his step grandparents Dawn and Larry Salisbury.

He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Colonel Ronald F. Golinski, paternal grandmother and grandfather Patricia Bliss and Frank Bliss, and paternal grandfather, Peter Smith. 

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Monday, November 20, 2023 from 3-6PM with a Celebration of his life at 6PM with Rev. Edward Kacerguis, officiating.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Peter George Smith, Jr. to Make - A - Wish Northeastern New York in memory of Bobby Arsenault 3 Washington Square Albany, NY 12205 or Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 32256.We recommend using the website to share or send condolences, light a candle, view videos or for service directions.

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November 20, 2023

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Celebration of Life
November 20, 2023

6:00 PM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180


Make A Wish Foundation of Northeast New York In Memory of Bobbie Arsenault
92 Congress Street Suite 200, Saratoga Springs NY 12866

Wounded Warrior Project
4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997


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