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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Merle Smith

Merle L. Smith PEORIA - Merle L. Smith, age 95, of Peoria passed away at 1:28 a.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at Liberty Village of Peoria. Born February 14, 1924, in Peoria, a son to Leonard S. and Hattie E. (Hastings) Smith, he married Patricia Szidon in January of 2011, and she survives. Also surviving are four step-children, Randy Szidon of Peoria, Jeff (Susan) Szidon of Silverhill, Alabama, Diane (Rick) Hendricks of Sarasota, Florida, and Tom (Beryl) Szidon of Johns Creek,...
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