Diontae Tamar Smith, 5

OSWEGO, NY – Diontae Tamar Smith, age 5, of Port Clinton, Ohio, passed away Thursday August 4, 2016, at Stein Hospice in Sandusky, Ohio.

He was born April 5, 2011, in Bowling Green, Ohio, the son of Alex Smith and Brandy Lagasse.

In addition to his parents, Diontae is survived by his siblings, Dalton Laporte-Lagasse, David Lagasse, Alexander (Grace) Smith, Marques Smith, Antonio Smith, Chalyn Smith, Terence Dudley, Isaiah Smith, and Christopher Dieter.

He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Roy A. (Mae) Bailey, of Oswego; paternal grandparents, David (Sarah) Smith Sr. of Fostoria, Barbara Hayden of North Carolina; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Diane Cosselman.

Diontae was a rambunctious little guy who in his short time on earth touched many people’s lives.

He enjoyed playing with his Legos and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

He loved sharks, especially hammerheads and great whites.

He was such a lovely soul and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.

Calling hours will be Tuesday, August 30, from 5 -7 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.

Burial will be private.