Father James E. Smith, C.M., a Vincentian priest for over 50 years, died March 31.
He professed final vows in 1958 and was ordained in 1961.
He served St. John’s University as associate dean of St. John’s College and chaplain in the School of Law.
He is survived by his sister, Marie Smith.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 7 at St. Thomas More Church on St. John’s University’s Jamaica campus. Interment followed in the Vincentian Community Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.