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William "Papa" Smith
  • Harbor Light Hospice
    25 S. Main Street Suite 7
    Munroe Falls, OH 44262

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“So sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man. I have no words to express the sorrow you all are feeling. I am praying for Gods comfort to your...Read More »
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“Uncle Bill will always be remembered for his witty stories. I am so thankful to call he and Aunt Bar family. He will be so missed. Sending prayers to...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Jenni Ridenour - Brooksville, FL

“So sorry for your loss. My Dad Steve Serva worked with Bill many many years ago. I remember him and Barb ! God Bless you all as you go through this ! ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Becky Serva Phillips - Kent, OH


William E. Smith, 92, of Brimfield, died Monday, January 2, 2017, peacefully at his home surrounded by family. He is now reunited in Heaven with his beloved wife of over 60 years of marriage.

He was born April 20, 1924, in Kent to Paul and Mary F. (Klinko) Smith. He was a veteran of the Navy during the World War II. He was a self-employed carpenter. He was the owner of Animal House Pet Grooming business in Brimfield. Bill was very artistic and had a great love of drawing.

He is survived by son, Bill (Carole) Smith of Brimfield; daughter, Linda (Haven) Hood of Brimfield; grandchildren, Shauna (Jake) Cales of Ravenna, Drew Hood of Austin, TX, Justin (Brandy) Smith of Lakewood, and Tori Smith of Brimfield; great grandchildren, Natalie Cales, Ethan Cales, and Brooke Cales; and sisters, Dorothy Sepi of Kent and Tootie (Richard) Helmling of Ravenna. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (Roth); and brothers, Bob Smith and Paul Smith.

A special thank you to Patty and Gary Carr for their love and support over the years.

Private funeral services were held on Monday, January 9th with burial at Restland Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Harbor Light Hospice, 25 South Main Street, Unit 7, Munroe Falls, Ohio 44262.