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Douglas Alexander Smith

November 2, 1930 ~ March 23, 2018 (age 87)
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Douglas (Doug) Alexander Smith passed away on March 23, 2018 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Norris) for 63 years.  He is survived by three daughters, Cynthia (Lari) Korpela, Debra (Scott) Fosgard and Susan (Matthew) Jurczyszyn, and seven grandchildren, Jessica (Ian) Boley, Cory Fosgard, Drew Fosgard, Emily Korpela, Erin Fosgard, Brandon Jurczyszyn and Haley Jurczyszyn.  He is also survived by one sweet great-granddaughter, Amelia Jane Boley.


Doug was a graduate of Cooley High School and Michigan State University.  He was employed by Ford Motor Company for over 30 years. He served as a Deacon and an Elder at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church and as a Deacon at First Presbyterian in Northville. He served his country in the US Army Artillery from 1954 to 1956 as a Specialist First Class.  He served his community by delivering Meals on Wheels for over 20 years.


Visitation for Doug will be held Friday, March 30, 2018 from 2:00 - 8:00 PM at Manns Family Funeral Home, 17000 Middlebelt, Livonia 48154.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 11:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church of Northville, 200 E. Main Street, Northville 48167.


Family requests memorial donations in memory of  Doug be made to: 

Farmington Meals on Wheels

Farmington Hills Senior Adult Nutrition Program

28660 W. 11 Mile Road

Farmington Hills, MI 48336

Envelopes available at the funeral home.

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