Edward J. “Smitty” Smith
age 88 of Bushnell, FL. and a summer resident of Algonac, MI. died June 10, 2012 in the St. John’s Hospital Detroit. He was born August 4, 1923 in Detroit. He married Lillian Naeyaert on May 28, 1946 in Detroit, MI.
Smitty served with the Army Air Corp during WW II, was a Life-Member of the Algonac V.F.W. Post #3901, a member of the Roose Vanker American Legion Post 286, a member of the 40/8 Local 102, and a Member of the Knights of Columbus , Brooksville, FL #2817.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife Lillian, children Kathleen (Frank) Coe, Ronald Smith, James (Sandra) Smith Roy (Cheryl) Smith, David (Diane) Smith, and Amy (James) Wade, 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Mr. Smith will be instate Thursday June 14, 2012 at 10:30 AM with Mass at 11:00 AM in the Our Lady On the River Parish St. Catherines Church, Algonac. Visitation Wednesday 1-4 & 6-9 PM in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac. Burial will Florida National Cemetery, Sumter Co. FL. Memorial donations may be made to the Wound Warrior Project. https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/Default.aspx?tsid=66 Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517
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