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Merle J. Smith



Merle J. Smith, 96, of Olmsted Falls, passed away Friday, June 22, 2018.

Merle was a U.S. Army Veteran having served during World War II and was also a recipient of the Purple Heart.

He was the beloved husband of the late Alice; loving father of Marilyn (Jerry) Fleckinger, Douglas and Daryl (Chris) Smith; cherished grandfather of Jolee (Tom) Gallagher, Jill Christman, Chelsea (Charles) Craine, Sierra, Eric (Michelle) and Erin Smith; great-grandfather of five and dear brother of the late Harold, Richard and George.

A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M., Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Sunset Chapel, 6245 Columbia Rd., North Olmsted. Interment at Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmsted.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Cleveland Sight Center and the Disabled American Veterans.

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