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Frank E. Smith Obituary

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Frank E. Smith

Downers Grove, IL

January 2, 1947 - March 26, 2024

Frank E. Smith Obituary

Frank E. Smith, of Danville, Illinois, passed away suddenly at the age of 77 on March 26, 2024.

Frank was born January 2, 1947 in Chicago to parents Jeanette, nee Bobleter, and Wallace Smith. Growing up in the Maywood area, Frank graduated from Proviso East High School, Class of 1965. After high school, Frank began his career at Commonwealth Edison where he dedicated over thirty years before his retirement. Throughout his working life and retirement, frank lived in a variety of different areas such as Lombard, IL and Wheaton, IL, Arizona, and Arkansas before settling down in Danville, IL. Always having had a love for hands on hobbies such as cooking and gardening, Frank completed classes and coursework in his retirement allowing him to reach the certification of “Master Gardener”. His hobby led to him creating friendships and pen pal relationships with other avid gardeners from around the globe.

Frank is survived by his dear younger brother Raymond (Theresa) Smith of Kaneville, IL, his two nephews Kenny (Anastasia) Smith and Alex (Rachel) Smith and his great-nieces and great-nephews Kaylee and A.J. as well as numerous friends.

Preceded in death by his loving parents Jeanette and Wallace.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 12, 2024 at 12:00PM at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church located at 1125 Franklin Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515. He will be laid to rest following the service in the Columbarium of St. Andrew’s located on the grounds of the Church.

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