Smith, Murray A. fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Tuesday, April 15, 2008. Beloved husband of Jennie M. Smith (nee DiBlasi); dear father of Marian (James) Morris, Michael (Maria) Smith, Jody (Leslie Cushman) Smith and Monica (Martin) Mantia; grandfather of 7; brother of Monica Kellam. Murray taught at Kirkwood High School for over 30 years before his retirement in 1983. He was a founding member of St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church.Services:The visitation will be on Fri., April 18, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the FOREVER Oak Hill Funeral Home, 10301 Big Bend Rd. (I-44 & Big Bend) Kirkwood. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Sat., 11 a.m. at St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church, 2005 Dougherty Ferry Rd., Kirkwood, MO 63122. Interment will be at St. Peter's Cemetery in Kirkwood. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Association, 9374 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132-3253 or The Missouri Coalition for the Environment, 6267 Delmar Blvd., Ste. 2E, St. Louis, MO 63130. Messages of condolences may be made at forever funeralhomes.com
Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Apr. 17, 2008.