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William E. Smith

September 14, 2015

William E. "Bill" Smith, 93, Chaumont and formerly of Theresa, passed away Monday, September 14, 2015. As per his wishes there will be no services and burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa at the convenience of his family. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown.

Bill was born in Algonquin, Ontario on November 4, 1921, son of William and Ada Bennett Smith. A marriage to Betty Hall ended in divorce and he married Bethany "Betty" Bickelhaupt in 1966. He received a 60 year award from the Free and Accepted Masons, Philadelphia Lodge #916, formerly Theresa Masonic Lodge.

Along with his wife, Betty, Bill is survived by his five children, James and Hilda Smith, Theresa, W. Gary and Debbie Smith, Carthage, Michael and Deborah Smith, Cheyenne, WY, Lisa Smith, Bowling Green KY, and Mark Smith, Liverpool, eleven grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, sister, Marion Huddleston, Philadelphia, NY, and numerous nieces and nephews. Several brothers and sisters died before him.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.


#6 Carol and Chris Lall 2015-09-22 08:18
Gary and Debby Praying God will comfort you and all your family with His peace and strength
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#5 Jim & Ann Heidt 2015-09-16 19:31
With Heartfelt Prayers & Sympathy through these difficult times. May He Rest In Peace.
Jim & Ann
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#4 John Beckstead 2015-09-16 13:14
to the Smith family;
I want to offer my condolences. Bill was a great guy. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers during your time of grief. May Bill rest in peace with God. Amen.
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#3 Ted and Janet Leeson 2015-09-16 11:46
We extend our greatest sympathy to all of you. Our prayers are with you. Ted & Janet
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#2 Wendy Reed Clinch 2015-09-15 20:49
My deepest sympathies to you all, may God wrap his loving arms around you during this time. Love to you all. Wendy
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#1 Robin Simpson 2015-09-15 16:54
My Mom(Carol House) and I would like to send our Sympathy. God Bless!
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