Ryan P. Smith

April 29, 1989 ~ November 2, 2023 (age 34) 34 Years Old

Ryan Smith Obituary

Ryan P. Smith, 34, of West Haven died of sudden illness on November 2, 2023.  Born in New Haven on April 29, 1989, a son of Jeffery and Carrie (O’Hara) Smith.  In addition to his parents, Ryan is survived by his brothers Kevin and Johnathan Smith of West Haven; his brother Nicholas (Abbie) Smith and beloved nephew Maxwell of East Haven; and girlfriend Tracy Hollister of West Haven.

A lifelong Westie and an employee of Alinabal of Milford, Ryan was loved by both family and friends.  He was in recovery at AA and has been sober for one year and two months.  His sobriety was important to him thanks to his sponsor Joe, Uncle Ray, and his loving family.

Ryan chaired the Monday night AA meeting and cooked breakfast for the Sunday meetings with his girlfriend Tracy. 

Calling hours will be held on Monday, November 6 from four to seven o’clock.  Interment will remain private.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to either Alcoholics Anonymous, or to Narcotics Anonymous,

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November 6, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516


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