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Thomas Anthony Smith

Birth
Tonawanda, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 16 Feb 2011 (aged 87)
Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 65813231 · View Source
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SMITH, Thomas A. 87, of Clearwater, passed away Feb. 16, 2011. Thomas was born Dec. 22, 1923 to Thomas and Mary Smith in Tonawanda, NY and has been a resident of Clearwater since 1966. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served from 1943-1947 on the USS Nitro, past Commander of American Legion Clearwater Post 7, past Chef De Garr of the "40-8", past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, member of the Western New York State Volunteer Fireman's Association, and the National Hose of Tonawanda, NY. Thomas worked as a supervisory bank examiner for the State of Florida for over 20 years. He was also a member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church for over 45 years as well as serving as a member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society for over 60 years. Thomas is survived by his wife of 64 years, Gerda D. Smith; sons Thomas W. (Linda) Smith, Martin H. Smith; Howard (Christopher) Smith, and Curtis (Marcia) Smith; daughters Catherine (Joseph) Burcar and Margaret Smith; brothers George and John Smith; sister Kathleen Harrison; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Thomas was predeceased by his brother Eugene Smith & sisters Marianne Pacurari and Theresa Bremar. A visitation will be from 6-8 pm today (Thursday, Feb. 17th) at the David C. Gross Funeral Home, 830 N. Belcher Rd. in Clearwater. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, 1:30 pm at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Clearwater. Burial will follow at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his honor may be made to the American Lung Association. Guestbook @ davidcgross.com David C. Gross Funeral Homes 830 N. Belcher Rd.

Published in the St. Petersburg Times on February 17, 2011


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  • Created by: Iriss Hill
  • Added: 18 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65813231
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Anthony Smith (22 Dec 1923–16 Feb 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65813231, citing Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Iriss Hill (contributor 46617720) .