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Florence E. (Gordon) Smith

January 7, 1934 ~ July 10, 2019 (age 85)


Florence E. Smith, 85, of Paulding, passed away on  July 10, 2019 at the Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.  
She was born on January 7, 1934 to Frank and Erna (Rabe) Gordon at Napoleon, OH. Florence worked as a Laborer for Napco Plastics in Napoleon. On June 19, 1954 she married Raymond Smith Jr.and he preceded her in death on January 15, 1977. 

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Paulding Ohio.

Florence is survived by a  son, Steven (Julie) Smith, of Mark Center, and, Robert (Dawn) Smith of Ennis, TX, Daughters, Patricia (Ray) Noffsinger, Hamilton AL and Martha (Pat) Fillman, of Defiance, and a  sister, Frances Aderman, Napoleon and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by Father, Frank F. Gordon, Mother, Erna Gordon, Husband, Raymond H Smith, Jr., sons, David Smith, Timothy Smith, and Thomas Smith, a brothers, Frank Gordon and a sister in infancy
Visitation will be held at Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, Ohio from 11:00 am until the Funeral Service at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Burial will take place in the Myers Cemetery on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 10:00 am.
Memorials are suggested to the Paulding County Senior Center. Online condolences can be given at

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July 13, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Funeral Service
July 13, 2019

1:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

July 15, 2019

10:00 AM
Myers Cemetery
St. Rt. 15
Defiance, OH 43512

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