Patrick ‘Scooter’ Smith Jr., 62

FULTON, NY – Patrick “Scooter” Smith Jr., 62, of Fulton, passed into God’s loving arms on Saturday, November 11, 2017, after a lengthy battle with cancer, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Patrick ‘Scooter’ Smith Jr.
Patrick ‘Scooter’ Smith Jr.

He was born January 21, 1955, to Patrick J. Smith Sr. and Claudette Huard Smith.

The eldest of six children, he graduated in 1973 from G. Ray Bodley High School, Fulton.

Scooter was a pipefitter at Interface Solutions until his retirement in 2014.

He was a communicant of The Church of the Holy Trinity in Fulton.

Scooter was a head coach for many years for both boys’ and girls’ Fulton Youth Hockey teams.

He was a member of the Tuesday Night Men’s Golf League at Battle Island.

A fan of all sports, Scooter was a Yankee fan, a Buffalo Sabres fan and above all else a Notre Dame football fan.

Scooter is survived by his wife of 38 years, Mary Beth Orr Smith; his children, Erin Smith, Kate (Patrick) Milligan and Patrick W. (Sarah) Smith; grandsons, Mitchell, Cameron and Riley; his parents, Patrick and Claudette Smith; siblings, Michael (Becca) Smith, Kim (Jeff) Johnson, Kelly (Jay) LeVea, Kathy (Michael) Amodie and Jim (Deborah) Smith; parents-in-law, Bill and Mary Orr; and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, at The Church of the Holy Trinity, corner of Rochester and South Third streets, Fulton.

Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, are encouraged to Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North Street, Liverpool, NY 13088.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. I’m so sorry Kelly and the rest of your family .Your Mom just lost her best friend .I feel so bad for all of you just know there are many people thinking of everyone of you . Hoping all the good memories help all of you get through this .

  2. So sorry to hear about Scooter. He was a wonderful man and put up a very brave fight. GOD must have needed another Notre Dame fan.He will be missed. Thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family

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