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Updated: 11/05/2013 05:30:01PM

William E. Smith

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William E. Smith

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William E. Smith, 93, of Saddlebrooke, Mo., formerly of Venice, Fla., and Landenberg, Pa., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Bill was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Dora Taylor Smith.

Bill was a graduate of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He was a World War II veteran, serving four years in the U.S. Army Air Force in both the U.S. and Europe. Bill was a project investment supervisor and retired as the compensation supervisor for the Engineering Department of DuPont. He also maintained an income tax practice until he was 90 years old.

Bill is survived by his children, Lyn Love (Ron) of Saddlebrooke, Mo., Paula Petersen (Richard) of Lancaster, Pa., Richard Smith (Martha) of De Leon Springs, Fla., and Carole Henry (Paul) of Chadds Ford, Pa., five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a cousin, Frances Seidle of Bloomsburg, Pa.

Services: Visitation for friends and family will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Road, West Grove, Pa. A Memorial Service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial immediately follows at West Grove Friends Meeting Cemetery, Harmony Road, West Grove, Pa. Online condolences may be made by visiting: