|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 2008|
He was born and raised in Chicago, Ill, and joined the Carmelite Order at the age of 15. During his tenure in the priesthood he served in Rome teaching theology to the clergy in Latin. He then served as pastor in Houston, Texas, and Stockton and Los Angeles, Calif. Father Bill was then transferred to Torreon, Mexico, where he served for 12 years. After his retirement, he lived at the Carmelite Retirement Home in Nokomis, Fla., before relocating to Lourdes Noreen McKeen Towers in West Palm Beach.
Note: Born July 6, 1929, to (the late) Joseph W. Smith and (the late) Kathleen M. Smith (nee Connelly) of Chicago, Illinois. On May 29, 1954, at Saint Clara Church, Chicago, then Brother Claver William Smith, O.Carm., was ordained to the priesthood.
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Record added: May 01, 2008
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