Fr Bill Smith

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Fr Bill Smith

  • Birth 6 Jul 1929
  • Death 17 Feb 2008
  • Burial Venice Gardens, Sarasota County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 26539018

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.

Gravesite Details 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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  • Created by: ahley
  • Added: 1 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26539018
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fr Bill Smith (6 Jul 1929–17 Feb 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26539018, citing Venice Memorial Gardens, Venice Gardens, Sarasota County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by ahley (contributor 46819544) .