We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Clara Marie Smith
A Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, July 14, 2010 for 94 year old Clara Marie Smith of Chester, IL who passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010 at St. Annís Healthcare Center in Chester, IL.
Clara was born June 27, 1916 at Fort Gage, IL, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Petrowske) Jany. She married William E. Smith on April 11, 1942 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death on November 18, 1993.
Survivors include one sister, Alma Jany of Chester, IL. A sister in law, Dorothy Kerkhover of Perryville, MO. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister and four brothers.
Visitation will be Wednesday, July 14, 2010 from 9:00am to 10:45am at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
A Funeral Mass for Clara Marie Smith will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at St. Maryís Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials can be made in the form of Masses or to St. Maryís Catholic School.