William "Bill" Smith

Died: April 13, 2019
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William Smith passed peacefully on April 13, 2019. Billy owned Hank’s Shoe Service for 43 years, becoming a community icon with his old-world cobbling style. He was a member of the Endicott Lions Club for 20 years. Bill was a loving father, devoted husband, and amazing papa. William is survived by his loving wife of 44 years Debra (Menard) Smith. Daughter Stacy-Jo Krasa husband Shawn Krasa, children Noah and Lillian Jo. Daughter Renee Wainwright, husband Michael Wainwright, children Annie and Kellie. Daughter Danielle Gillotti, Michael Gillotti, child Emily-Rose and his many loving friends and family. He is predeceased by his mother Elaine Smith and Father Donald Smith.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday 9 am from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott. Burial will be in Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home Friday from 2-6 pm. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Heart Association or the Local Lions Club in his name.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, April 19, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Allen Memorial Home


511-513 East Main Street
Endicott, NY 13760

Service Information

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 9:00 am

Allen Memorial Home


511-513 East Main Street
Endicott, NY 13760

Cemetery Information

Riverhurst Cemetery


2500 East Main Street, Endicott, NY, 13760

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Died: April 13, 2019

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Nicole Lamb posted on 4/23/19

So sorry, my family really appreciated his patience and skills at Hank’s. Condolences to his family


Peter Villano posted on 4/19/19

I am sorry for your loss. Bill was always very nice and helpfull to me.


Lynn Sherwood posted on 4/15/19

Bill "Bear" Smith was a great wrestler for the Sherburne-Earlville High School wrestling team. He was a key member of the team and all around good guy!


Diana Tillotson posted on 4/15/19

Bill grew to be the most wonderful Man,Brother, Husband, Father, Poppa. Our world will be so much less without him. I will remember all the great times we had together and forever remind him, he "broke the rule." Fly free my Brother. Big Sis


Gail Suarez-Angell posted on 4/15/19

Bill was a loving and caring brother. You will be missed.


Pat Smith-Andrews posted on 4/15/19

What a wonderful Brother and friend. I remember all those hilarious times we growing up. You will be sorely missed. Patti