Vernon Pat Smith
- September 7, 1919 - September 21, 2012
- North Ridgeville, Ohio
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“My Great Uncle Pat, memories of fishing, hunting, picking corn and the farm repair shop flood my mind when I reflect on time spent together . You...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Dale Fortune - Akron, OH
“Our sincerest sympathy to the Smith family and friends. Uncle Pat was a good man, and always kind to me and my family. I know he meant a great deal...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Mark Fortune - Fredericksburg, VA
“REMEMBERING PAT - MY SISTER JOY AND I - FAY WOULD ALWAYS GO ACROSS THE STREET - SUGER RIDGE - AUNT IRENES HOUSE AND DOT THEN WOULD FIX OUR HAIR -...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: FAY BOWMAN - lagrange, OH
“REMEMBERING PAT -- MY SISTER JOY AND I - FAY USE TO GO TO THEIR PLACE - ABOVE AUNT IRENES - AND DOT USE TO DO OUR HAIR - IN SMALL RINGLETS AND PAT...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: FAY BOWMAN - LAGRANGE, OH
“We had many heart to heart talks and he will always have a place in my heart. Rest in Peace Mr. Smith.....there's no more pain for you now. Wish...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Deb Stoner - Elyria, OH
“To the Smith Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Pat was such a good man, and will be missed.
6 of 6 | Posted by: Darlene Culligan - Grafton, OH
Vernon L. "Pat" Smith, age 93, of North Ridgeville, passed away Friday at his son's home in Elyria following a long illness.
Born in Fields Corners, he was a lifelong resident of North Ridgeville.
Mr. Smith served in the US Army during WW II in the Battle of the Bulge.
His hobbies included hunting and fishing.
He was a farmer his whole life, working with his sister's family, Sweets Farms.
Survivors include his former wife and companion of many years, Millie Smith, son Patrick (Deanna Sadowski) Smith of Elyria, three stepsons, Bruce (Jackie) Marian, Keith (Debbie) Marian and Craig (Maureen) Marian all of California, granddaughter, Amber Smith, great grandson, Nathan Wright, several step grand and great grandchildren, sister Alice Vanek of Elyria and brother, Keith (Rusty) Smith of North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Irene (nee Yost) Smith, daughter, Patricia Smith in 2010, sister Lorna (Harold) Sweet, brother Alan "Whitey" (Roberta) Smith, and brother-in-law, Roger Vanek.
A celebration of his life will be held at his home at a later date.
Private burial will be in West River Road Cemetery in Columbia Township.
Memorial contributions are suggested to New Life Hospice 3700 Kolbe Road Lorain, Ohio 44053.
Arrangements by Bogner Family Funeral Home 36625 Center Ridge Road North Ridgeville.