Waynedale Obituaries


DONALD G. SMITH, 77, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital. Born September 18, 1931, in Honaker, Va., he retired from Conrail as a Conductor. He was a member of American Legion Post 296, Masonic Lodge and Shrine, and the VFW. He served in the U.S. Army.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley D. (Pendergrass) Smith of Fort Wayne; daughters, Terry Smith and Michele (Bob Jr.) Voirol, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Amanda, Nicole and Andrea Voirol, and Chad Smith; and great-grandchildren, Keaton, J.T., Addy, Gage and Isiah; sister, Helen Sargent of Gallion, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by twin son, Jerry Smith; parents, Roby G. and Mattie L. (Griffith) Smith; brother, Dallas Smith.

Service was Friday at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home for Funerals, Fort Wayne. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens.

Memorials to Smith Family & Cancer Services of North East.

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