Richard A. Smith Sr., age 88, of West Chester, PA passed away peacefully on October 5, 2018. Beloved husband of Dorothea J. Smith (nee Vitulli), devoted father of Andrea Sheller and Richard Jr., grandfather of Ricky, Carly, Eric, Grace, Hanna, Stephen and Ava. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, 8:30AM to 9:45AM at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd., Garnet Valley, PA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at 10:30AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 430 Valleybrook Rd., Glen Mills, PA. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Brandywine Valley SPCA (www.bvspca.org).