In Memory of



Obituary for Richard Smeltz

Richard Smeltz, 62, January 8, 2020, lifetime resident of the South Side of Chicago, of Back of the Yards, formerly of Canaryville, devoted son of the late Carmi Paul and Lydia Soukup Smeltz; loving brother of Laura Dreyer (late), Louis (Donna Garcia) Smeltz, William (Toni) Smeltz, Terry (Mike) Rosas, Anna Smeltz, Robert (Nancy) Smeltz and Nancy Smeltz; dear uncle of Frank and Jeannie Klee, Tara Stanczyk, Anthony and Rachel Smeltz, Antoinette and Nicole Smeltz, Mitchell, Terry, Christy, Ricky, Cynthia, Michael, and Drew Rosas, Stephanie and Lydia Nelson, Tiffany Robinson, Nicole, Mitchell, Kevin, Corey, Robert, Gabriel, Matthew, Vanessa, Lydia, and Xavier Medina, Carlos Mata, Christopher, Willy, Annie Smeltz, and Sara Summers; fond grand and great grand uncle of many.

Visitation Saturday, January 18, 2019, 2 to 6 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday, January 18, 2019, 2 p.m., at McINERNEY CENTRAL CHAPEL, 4635 S. Wallace St., Chicago, IL, where visitation will continue until 6p.m. Rev. Ed Shea, OFM, officiating. Cremation following.

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