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Thomas J. Smith

June 9, 1948 - September 30, 2016
Muskegon, MI



Thursday, October 6, 2016
1:00 PM EDT
VFW Don Rea Post #8846
1061 Witham Road
Muskegon, MI 49445


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Muskegon Rescue Mission
1691 Peck Street
Muskegon, MI 49441
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Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


Mr. Thomas J. Smith, age 68, passed away Friday, September 30, 2016. He was born in Muskegon, Michigan on June 9, 1948 to Roy & Dorothy (Berg) Smith and served his country in the US Marines during the Vietnam War. He married the former Katherine Hamil on August 18, 1978. Mr. Smith had been employed for Fruitport Public Schools for years until retiring. Thomas was a member of VFW Don Rea Post #8846.


Wife of 38 years, Katherine; mother, Dorothy Smith; sisters, Barbara Johnson, Linda (Terry) Brandt, Peggy Smith; brothers, Jim Smith, Carl (Sharon) Smith; in-laws, Jim & Janet Hamil; sister-in-law, Diane (Nick) Dakins; brother-in-law, Jim (Ann) Hamil; several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Roy.


Thursday, October 6, 2016, 1:00 pm at VFW Don Rea Post #8846 with Military Honors under the Auspices of the VFW Don Rea Post #8846. MEMORIAL: Muskegon Rescue Mission.