James E. Smetana, Navy Veteran “Sea Bee” in the Korean Conflict.
Beloved Husband & Best Friend of Therese (nee Dennehy).
Loving Father of James (Cathy), Jean (Kevin) Cullen, Sue (Joe) Clark, Bill (Annette), Tom (Sue), Mark (Karen), Mike, Rob (Jade) Smetana.
Proud Papa of James III (Katherine), Matthew (Jennifer), Tim, Julie (Neil), Therese (Owen), Casey (Annie), Caroline, Kathleen, Joe (Rachel), Dan, Bryan, Brad, Kelly, Robert, Patrice, Jonathan, Ryan, Kayley, Candace (Chris), Shannon (Arthur), Kyla, Conor & Andrew.
Cherished Great Grandfather of Jett, Fiore & Avery.
Dear Brother of Catherine (late James) Holleran, Rosemarie (James) Perkins, Frank (Mary) Smetana and the late: Frances (Howard) Seal, Robert (Pat) Smetana & Raymond Smetana.
Kind Brother-in-law & Uncle. Loved by many. His spirit & humor will live in all of us.
Visitation Sunday, June 29th from 2 until 8 p.m.
Chapel prayers Monday, June 30th, 9:30 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home, 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights proceeding to Saint Alexander Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.
Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery
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