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Robert W. Smetana

d. March 24, 2013

Robert W. Smetana
88, late of Homer Glen formerly of Chicago, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013 at his home. Born in Chicago to the late Robert J. and Catherine (nee Sullivan) Smetana; Beloved husband of Patricia Anne (nee Kenneally); Loving father of Sharon (James) Ferrell, Denise (George) Haas, Robert (Laurie) Smetana and Kevin Smetana; Cherished grandfather of Michael Smetana, Susan Smetana and Kathryn (Josh) Tyler; Great grandfather of Jamie and Jessie Tyler and the late Joey Tyler; Dear brother of Frank (Mary) Smetana, James (Therese) Smetana, Katherine (the late James) Holleran, Rose Marie (James) Perkins, the late Francis Seal and the late Raymond Smetana; Brother-in-law of Howie Seal. Robert was a decorated WWII Veteran. He was a member of the 71st Battalion U.S. Navy Seabees attached to the 3rd Marines and saw action in Boganville, Okinawa and Guadalcanal. He was also a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local #62 for over 65 years and a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, New Lenox. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451, Friday, April 5, 2013 for a Memorial visitation from 9:00 – 11AM. to St. Jude Church, 241 West 2nd Avenue, New Lenox, IL 60451 for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM. Private inurnment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip.

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Friday, April 5, 2013

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - New Lenox

102 East Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451

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Friday, April 5, 2013

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