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Services Tuesday for George Smith, Jr., age 88

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George Smith Jr., age 88 of Dunes Acres, IN, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016.

He was born on December 29, 1927, in Chicago, IL, to George Sr. and Nell (Mamroth) Smith.

George is survived by his children, Debra (Joseph), George (Nannette), Karol, Kathleen and Patrick (Sherri); 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Judy and sister, Patricia.

George was a US Army Veteran who served during the Korean War. He worked as an Architectural Superintendent for his father George, Sr., and the State of Illinois. He graduated from St. Joseph College in Rensselaer. George spent many summers as a child on Porter Beach. He was also an artist who enjoyed painting oil paintings of the Dunes. George retired to the Smith family home in Dune Acres in Indiana.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 12:00 p.m., at St. Ann of the Dunes, 433 E. Golf Wood Road, Beverly Shores, IN, 46301, with Father John Barasinski officiating and Father Pat Gaza concelebrating.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a prayer service at 11:00 a.m. with Deacon Richard Huber at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.

Burial will take place at Chesterton Cemetery on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann Roman Catholic Church.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 4/22/2016





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