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Timothy George Smith

• Oct 29, 2015 at 11:53 AM

NORWALK — Timothy George Smith, 14, of Norwalk, died early Wednesday morning in his home.

He was born Dec. 11, 1993 in Nashville, Tenn. and came to Norwalk in 2006 from Plainfield, Ill.

He was a resident of Mansfield from 1996 to 2004. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and was a seventh-grade student at Norwalk Catholic School, where he enjoyed basketball and soccer. His faithful dog, Molly, was able to comfort him in his final hours.

He is survived by his parents, Jeffrey M. and Allison (Beck) Smith of Norwalk; his brother, Bradley, and sister, Emily, at home; paternal grandparents, Dallas and Carol Smith of Rockville, Ind.; maternal grandfather, George Beck of Indian Wells, Calif.; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and classmates.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Rosemary Beck.

The funeral liturgy will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St., Norwalk, with the Rev. David Cirata officiating. There will be no visitation or calling hours.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Children’s Cancer Research Fund in care of Dr. James Nachman, 5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC4060, Chicago, Ill., 60637.

Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, is handling arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.