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Morgan Smith

July 26, 2022

Visitation: Wednesday: 2-6pm at The Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst 14226.
Service: A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 6pm at The Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst 14226 SMITH – Morgan Scot
Beloved husband for over 43 years of
marriage to Karen (Bezik) Smith; brother
of Dean “Mark” Smith; loving uncle of
Judson (Laura) Altoff and Erin Altoff.
Great-uncle of Rebecca, Nathanial,
Charlotte and Sharen. Scot was a very
active member of The Tonawanda
Sportsman Club, life-long hunter and
was an avid outdoorsman. Morgan was
a member of Masonic Hiram Lodge 108
and was a 32nd degree Mason. He
attended The State University of New
York at Fredonia and graduated with a
music education degree in 1969 and a
Masters in Performance Music in 1971.
He taught hundreds of music students
in elementary and middle school in
his 30 year career at Maryvale Central
Schools. His instrument was the
trombone. He played with the Buffalo
Philharmonic and for many performers
at Artpark. He also played with The
Pete Ciraolo Band and the Joe Baudo
Band. A public visitation will be held
Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at THE
PM, with a Celebration of Life to follow
at 6 PM. In lieu of flowers, a music
scholarship will be set up in Scot’s
memory. Contributions can be mailed
to ECMEA at 6435 West Quaker St.,
Orchard Park, NY 14127. Please note
your donation is in memory of Morgan Scot
Smith. Arrangements by THE DIETRICH
FUNERAL HOME. Please share your
memories and online condolences at


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