Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER – Donald Joseph Smith, 92, of Wooster, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at Wooster Community Hospital after a brief illness.
He was born October 21, 1919 in Wooster the son of Guy W. and Sophia H. (Anderson) Smith. A lifelong resident, he was a graduate of Wooster High School where he played basketball. He was employed by Rubbermaid Corp. for 36 years, retiring in 1984. He was a member of the Wooster United Methodist Church. He enjoyed the county fair, fishing, watching sports and reading the newspaper.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marie M. (Etzwiler) Smith whom he married December 23, 1951 and seven children, Terry (Shirley), Roger (Shirley), Gary (Janet) and Dawn Smith all of Wooster, Deborah (Don Klima) Harris of Arvada, Colorado, Alyce (Tom) Sniff of Sharon Center and Ronald (Charlotte) Smith of Ellicott City, Maryland; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, a brother, Kenneth (Betty) Smith of Wooster and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Catherine, Jean and Eileen.
Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the 1:00 p.m. service on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with the Rev. Larry Black officiating. Burial will follow in the Wooster Cemetery.
Donald had been a resident of West View Manor Nursing Home since 2010. The family would like to thank West View Manor and Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne Co. for their excellent care.

Memorial Contributions

Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home

1 hour prior to the service at the Funeral Home


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