1911 - 1940 (28 years)
||Simon Patrick Smith  |
||19 Dec 1911 
||15 Sep 1940
||19 Sep 1940
||Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Oregon
- Simon Patrick Smith
Known as "Si" in the family and "Pat" at his job of advance man for the Ringling Bros. circus.
He had a sever infection in his right hand and arm. He went to the hospital and his condition deteriorated very rapidly within a day or so. A nurse found a rosary in his coat pocket and asked if he were Catholic. He could not speak but wrote "Mass" on a piece of paper. The nurse called a priest who gave him the last sacraments and wrote letters to his mother, Nellie K. Smith and to his brother, Leo Smith.
Immediately after his death, his body was shipped by train to Portland. His funeral Mass was at St. Mary's Cathedral and burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. (Leo covered expenses]
||Bernard Creamer and Ann Kilbride
||26 Feb 2010 |
||Francis Leo "Frank L." Smith, b. 06 Jul 1875, St. Paul, Oregon (French Prairie) , d. 21 Nov 1963, Portland, Oregon (Age 88 years) |
||Ellen Hunt "Nellie" Kavanaugh, b. 04 Nov 1873, New York City, NY , d. 19 Jun 1964, Portland, Oregon (Age 90 years) |
||23 Apr 1900
||St. Lawrence Church, Portland, Oregon
- [S00010] Myers Familybak.FTW.
Date of Import: Dec 5, 2004
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