Clarence Smith

Clarence T. Smith, age 92, of Pewamo, died Monday, November 23, 2009. He was born September 5, 1917 in Dallas Township to William & Mary (Schafer) Smith. Clarence was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pewamo, a life-long farmer and a proud lifetime member of VFW Post #3733. He served in the US Army during WWII.

Surviving are his sisters; Germaine Craft of New Haven, IN, Harriet Motz of St. Johns, Alma Smith of Pewamo; brother, Paul (Greta) Smith of Montclair, VA; and many nieces and nephews. Clarence was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Leonard “Bert” Smith; sisters, Marian (Roman) Hafner, Sr. Hildegarde Smith, S.C.C.; brothers-in-law, Richard Craft and Fran Motz.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM Monday, November 30, 2009 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pewamo with the Rev. Fr. Charlon Mason presiding. A Military Graveside service will immediately follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 PM Sunday at the Goerge Chapel of the Osgood Funeral Homes in Fowler. A Rosary Service will be held at 3 PM Sunday and a Scripture Service will be held at 8 PM Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the St. Jospeh School Educational Trust Fund (Pewamo) or VFW Post #3733.

To learn more about Clarence and view his Life Story film, visit his personal webpage at, where you can share a memory or photo, and sign his memory book.

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