Leonard E. “Gene” Smith, 86, of Parma, Ohio — beloved husband of the late Betty Ann (Legan) Smith; devoted father of Nila O’Brien (Charles, deceased), Marla Salerno (Lou, deceased), Janice Smith and Gary Smith (Lisa); loving grandfather of John O’Brien (Leanne), Michael O’Brien (Sarah), Chelsey Salerno, Kyle Smith and Luke Smith; great-grandfather of Tyler, Ryleigh and Jaxson O’Brien; dear brother of Darlene Zartman (Bill), Donald Smith (Vel) and the late Billie Mitchell (Oren, surviving); and dear uncle, great-uncle and friend to many — passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015.
A service will be at noon Saturday at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 5930 State Road, Parma, Ohio. Cremation will be by Busch Crematory, Cleveland, Ohio. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, Ohio, and from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Family Home, 6707 State Road, Parma, OH 44134; or Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 5930 State Road, Parma, OH 44134.
Information: 440-842-7800; www.buschcares.com