GERALDINE H. "GERRIE" SMITH, 95, of Syracuse, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at her residence. She was born on Feb. 19, 1917 in Fort Wayne a daughter of Robert T. and Evelyn (Druitt) Smith. She lived and worked in Fort Wayne while also living and raising her family in the Syracuse area. Upon retiring from the Wayne Township Assessors office in Allen County, she moved full time to Syracuse. She is survived by her three sons, Jay (Susan) Brouwer of Syracuse, Rob (Connie) Smith of Rockford, Mich., and Greg (Barb) Smith of Syracuse; two daughters, Bonnie (Ken) Eddlebute of Kingman, Ariz., and Susie (Jim) Johnson of Round Rock, Texas; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Lester Brouwer and Orrin Smith; grandson, Will Laudick; and sister, Irene Hensler. A funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at St. Martin dePorres Catholic Church in Syracuse. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at Eastlund Funeral Home. Burial at Syracuse Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Martin dePorres Catholic Church. Online condolences to eastlundfuneralhome.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Nov. 27, 2012