James W. Smith

May 08, 2023

James W. Smith, 80, of Westmont, at rest May 7, 2023. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Stefek); loving father of Kristen Lanzerotti and James F. Smith; dearest granddad of Joseph (Amy) and Bennet Lanzerotti. Preceded in death by his parents James H. and Marie Smith and one sister Joy Riggio. Jim was a retired system analyst for Chicago-Northwestern Railroad. He loved all genres of music and enjoyed gardening. Private family services and interment. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. Memorials in Jim’s name may be made to the American Heart Association at https://www.heart.org/donate or the American Diabetes Association at https://www.diabetes.org/donate.  Arrangements entrusted to Cappetta’s West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Info 630-852-8000 or westsuburbanfh.com