Edward Stephen Smith, 91, joined a long list of "Heroes in Heaven" on January 22, 2016 and will be dearly missed.
Ed was the eldest child of John and Agnes Smith and was born in Chicago, Illinois, October 9, 1924. He is preceded in death by his parents John and Agnes Smith, sister Marilyn Shannon, his beautiful wife Loretta of 55 years and sons Steve and Daryn Smith. He is survived by his daughters Maureen Beougher, Darlene Smith and son John P. Smith; sister Vivian Mc Inerney, her sons Brian and Jack . Loving Grandchildren; Sean Beougher, Brandi Okrasinski, Cara Beougher, Savanah and Lexie Smith. Great Grandchildren; Chloe and Chase Okrasinski. Ed also leaves behind his loving companion of 12 years, Margaret Pesek.
Edward was inducted into the Army in 1943 and is a proud decorated veteran of World War II - D-Day + 2. He served with distinction in England, France, Belgium and Holland as a light machine gunner with Company D, 41st Armored Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Division. Ed ...
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