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Stephen Paul Smail

December 24, 1955 — November 22, 2023

Orlando, FL

Stephen Paul Smail

 

Stephen Paul Smail

December 24, 1955 - November 22, 2023

Orlando, FL - Stephen Paul Smail, a beloved husband, devoted father, grandfather, uncle and accomplished software engineer in the aerospace industry, passed away on November 22, 2023, at the age of 67. Born in Manhattan, NY on December 24, 1955, raised in the US Virgin Islands. Stephen was a remarkable individual who touched the lives of many with his intelligence, kindness, and unwavering dedication to his family and profession.

Stephen's passion for learning and pursuit of knowledge led him to acquire a Bachelor's Degree from the University of the Virgin Islands before embarking on a successful career as a software engineer. Known for his technical expertise and innovative thinking, Stephen made significant contributions to the satellite communications and aerospace industry throughout his professional life, leaving behind a remarkable legacy.

Beyond his professional achievements, Stephen will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband. He leaves behind his beloved spouse, Iris Smail, who stood by his side through life's joys and challenges. Together, they built a strong and enduring bond of love, trust, and companionship that will forever be cherished.

Stephen's memory will also be carried on by his children, Shamayra, Shirah, Daniel and Yamilex, who were the pride and joy of his life. His influence touched their lives deeply, and his love will continue to guide them on their individual journeys.

Additionally, Stephen is survived by his siblings Cathleen Clarke, Gary Smail, Jan Smail, Tracy Smail and Bruce Smail. His sisters-in-law, Houng Smail, Lydia Cuencas, Bedzaida Osorio and brothers-in-law Eddie Justiniano, Esteban Osorio, Marcial Osorio, Roberto Osorio, Miguel Osorio also mourn his loss, as do his aunt Candida Larsen and aunt Julia Larsen.

The legacy of Stephen Paul Smail will be forever treasured by his cherished grandson, Miykha’el Osorio, and granddaughter, Oksana Osorio, whom he adored with all his heart.

Funeral services and ceremonies to honor Stephen's life will be held on December 2, 2023. The funeral service, attended by family and friends, will commence at 11am at the same location. Finally, the graveside service will be held at 2:00pm, as Stephen is laid to rest.

With heavy hearts, we bid farewell to Stephen Paul Smail, a remarkable individual who touched the lives of all who had the privilege of knowing him. May his soul rest in eternal peace as his memory lives on in the hearts of those who loved him.

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Visitation

Saturday, December 2, 2023

10:15 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home

2811 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 2, 2023

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home

2811 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806

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Graveside Service

Saturday, December 2, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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