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“My condolences to Maury and Pat. May your faith be your consolation and may our brotherhood be a support to you. Our certain hope is in the...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Fred Radtke, O.F.M. - Joliet, IL

“Maury: My condolences to you on the death of your brother. I know he has been struggling with illness for some time and you have been very concerned...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Kurt Hartrich - Chicago, IL

“Now the long battle and suffering is over. May he rest in peace! Be, assured, Maury, that you were a devoted and loving brother. You spent as much...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Chuck Gunti - San Antonio,, TX

“Maury: Our deepest sympathy. We're sure Tom knew how you cherished him and was grateful that you were with him. Now his pain is over. Our best to Pat...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Brian Bland - SantaMonica, CA

“My sympathies to Maury, Pat, and all other family members. He who approaches God in this life will get closer and closer to God for all eternity. ...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mike Grawe, ofm - St. Louis, MO

“Dear Family of Thomas Pooch Smith (Maury), I send my condolences to you at this time of great loss. May the Spirit of God be with you and comfort you...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Michael Perry, OFM - Rome, Italy

“Maury, my condolence and prayer at the passing away of your brother. May he rest in peace. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Eoli Roselada, ofm Chicago IL

“Dear Maury, My condolences as you face the passing of your bother into the Lord's hands. I want you to know that I will celebrate today's Eucharist...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Pepe - Saint Louis, MO

“Maury, I am sorry to hear of your brother's death. It was a long journey for all of you. It is good you were able to be with him at the end. ...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: John J. Abts, ofm - St. Louis, MO


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Thomas Smith, Jr., 81, went to be with his Lord on July 10th, 2013. He was born and raised in North Memphis and attended Christine Grade School, Humes High School and the University of Memphis. He worked in the sheet metal industry local #4 for fifty years.

He served in the US Army for two years. His survivors include his best friend, Pat Prendergast, and one brother, Fr. Maury Smith, Franciscan, born and raised in Memphis now living in St. Louis, MO. He was predeceased by his father, Thomas Smith, and his mother, Rose Stupnesky Smith.

Visitation will be 9:00-10:00 am Friday, July 12th at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 155 Market @ Third Street, with a Scripture Wake Service and Funeral Mass beginning at 10:00 am. The burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, 1663 Elvis Presley Blvd.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made at http://www.canalefuneraldirectors.com/obituaries.aspx

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