Joshua Frank Smedley, 3 months, suddenly yet peacefully departed this earth to enter Heaven on June 10, 2013. Born March 2nd, 2013, Josh spent his three short months here on earth loved by so many. His sweet demeanor, inquisitive eyes and bright smile warmed our hearts. Joshua loved sitting on Daddy’s lap at the dinner table and cuddling with Mommy. He enjoyed watching his siblings play and talk and loved being held by them. He brought so much joy to our family.
In addition to his parents, James and Kelly Smedley, III of Durham, he is survived by his brothers, Jake and Ben and his sister, Leah. He is survived by his paternal grandparents James and Becky Smedley, Jr. of Newark, DE; maternal grandparents, Frank and Mary Konwinski of Newark, DE; maternal aunt Laura Matthew Gibson of Cary, NC; paternal aunt Rachel Dean Macko of Morrison, CO; maternal aunt Shannon Kevin Topple of Bermuda. Joshua is also survived by his cousins Aiden, Tyler, and Ryan as well as several loving great aunts and uncles and great grandparents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 9:00 AM Saturday, June 15, 2013 from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Lawrence Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in St. Matthew Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may visit from 1:00-3:00 PM Friday, June 14, 2013 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Joshua Smedley Memorial Fund c/o Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 810 West Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701.
Arrangements for the Smedley family are under the care of Hall Wynne Funeral Service. Online condolences www.hallwynne.com