Elmer F. Smith

SMITH, ELMER F., 86, of Louisville, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2010 at the Nazareth Nursing Home.
He retired after 39 years with DuPont working as a special laboratory technician. He was also an Army veteran of World War II and a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church.
Elmer was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Holtman Smith, whom he wed on May 3, 1952; as well as by his brothers, Bob and George Smith.
Survivors include his sons, Patrick, Michael (Jean) and Myron (Linda) Smith; grandchildren, Michael, David, Holly and Marshall Smith; and sisters, Helen Kruse and Ruth Whittaker (Charlie).
His funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the Nazareth Home Chapel, 2000 Newburg Road, with interment to follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, at Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road and from 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday at the Nazareth Home, prior to the funeral.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Nazareth Home Van Fund, 2000 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205.


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