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December 8, 1935 - March 2, 2019

Funeral Service Date
March 9, 2019
Funeral Service Time
11:00 am

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Thomas Smith, 83, of Fort Wayne, IN went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Fort Wayne, IN. He was born on December 8, 1935 the son of Green and Eular (Fleming) Smith.

He was an elementary teacher and principal for Fort Wayne Community Schools for 37 years and retired in 2003. He was a member of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. He also spent most of his life giving back to the community volunteering and serving as a lector, Eucharistic minister and tour guide at various Catholic churches. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed working in his yard and relaxing while he was retired.

Surviving relatives include six children, Michael Smith; Maurice Smith (Kitty); Charlotte Smith; Lori Whitten; Reggie Smith, all of Fort Wayne, IN; Belinda Smith of Chicago, IL, four grandchildren, Charkiera Smith; Sean Whitten; Jacinda Whitten; Arianna Whitten; five great-grandchildren, Izaiah; Lucy; Jezir; Grayson; Chariah, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; one great-grandchild, Jelan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 9, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 1122 S. Clinton St. in Fort Wayne, IN with visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow at the Catholic Cemetery in Fort Wayne, IN. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cathedral St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Visitation Date

March 8, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Funeral Service Information:

Cathedral of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

Phone: 260-424-1485

Address: 1122 South Clinton St. Fort Wayne IN, 46802

Service Date: March 8, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior

Funeral Service Date

March 9, 2019

Funeral Service Time

11:00 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior

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