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Bruce A. Smith

July 3, 1940 ~ October 5, 2019 (age 79)
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Sadly on October 5, 2019, Bruce A. Smith passed away at his home. He was the beloved husband of Peggy Smith for 36 years; loving father of Erin (and husband Steve) Bishop, Colleen (and husband Jim) Rupkalvis, and Jennifer (and husband Joe) Jarboe; step-father of Cindy (and husband Mike) Watkins, Toni Harrison, and Brian Harrison; devoted uncle of Joe Amey; also survived by fifteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many other loving relatives and friends.

Bruce was a 1962 graduate of West Virginia University, serving on the Advisory Board for the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences and was a member of the Irvin Stewart Society.

A viewing will be held at Ambrose Funeral Home, 1328 Sulphur Spring Rd, Arbutus, MD 21227 on Wednesday from 3-5pm and 7-9pm. A funeral mass will be held at St. Augustine Church, 5976 Old Washington Rd, Elkridge, MD 21075 on Thursday at 10am followed by burial at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville. At the family requests, in lieu of flowers, please send donations in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project at or to the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter at

Donations may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

301 Stockholm St., Baltimore MD 21230

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