Donald Smalley

Donald Frank Smalley

1932 - 2021

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Donald Frank Smalley, 89, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Morristown Medical Center.


Born in Plainfield, Donald lived in South Plainfield before moving Readington in 1977.  He resided there until 1998 and retired to Boynton Beach, Florida.  He relocated to Bridgewater, NJ in August 2021 to be closer to family.


He was the owner and operator of General Contractor for Donald Smalley Construction from 1967-1997, and then worked as a driver for Enterprise in Florida.  He served with the United States Coast Guard during the Korean War and was a member of the Freemasons.


Donald enjoyed fishing, golfing and boating.


Surviving are his wife, Pauline Smalley of Bridgewater, NJ and two children, John Smalley and Ting Cai of Staten Island, NY and Nancy Scebelo of Flemington, NJ.  He will also be missed by his grandchildren, Jenna Smalley of Philadelphia, PA, Emily Smalley of Bound Brook, Stephen Scebelo of Flemington, NJ and Min Cai of Staten Island, NY.


Family and friends may attend the funeral and entombment services on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11:15 AM in St. Gertrude’s Cemetery Mausoleum, 53 Inman Avenue, Colonia, NJ 07067.


Funeral Services

11:15 am - 11:45 am
Saturday, December 11, 2021
St. Gertrude’s Cemetery Mausoleum
53 Inman Avenue
Colonia, New Jersey, United States