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Edward L. Smith

October 4, 1922 — October 16, 2020

Edward L. Smith, 98, formerly of Frazer Twp., passed away Friday, October 16, 2020 at Twin Pines Health Care Center, West Grove, PA. He was born October 4, 1922 in Lost Creek, WV to the late Herbert L. and Curtis (Bryant) Smith. Edward has lived the past 9 years in Oxford, PA and prior to that Frazer Township. He was a Foreman in the Composing Room of General Press Corp., Natrona Heights for 40 years. Edward was a WWII veteran serving in the US Navy from 1942-1948.  He was a member of Central Presbyterian Church, Tarentum and a life member of the Tarentum Elks. Edward graduated from Har Brack High School in 1942. He was an avid golfer and gardener and dabbled in landscape painting. He enjoyed spending time with his friends at the Tarentum Elks, but especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

            Survivors include a daughter and son in law with whom he made his home, Susan H. (Richard E.) Lombardi, of Oxford, PA and a son Mark E. (Pamela A. Sinclair) Smith, of Tarentum; grandchildren Maria Lombardi (Benjamin Ness) Gabriella Lombardi, Joshua (Christina Morrow) Smith, Megan Smith Syput (Shawn McQuade); great grandson Landon Syput. Also surviving are 2 nieces Billie Miller and Jerry (John) Williams; great nieces Paula Kolek and Becky Maholic and great nephews John and David Williams. He values his relationship with his extended family in Eastern Pa; the Lombardi’s, Stevenson’s and Crysler’s.

            Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Mary Alice (Myers) Smith in 2001, twin sons in 1948 and his siblings Gail Smith, Wilda Hooks, Naomi Pugh and Vena Faye.

            Visitation Saturday from 11 am until the time of service at 1Pm in the Duster Funeral Home, Inc. 347 E 10th Ave, Tarentum, 724-224-1526 with Rev. Sara J. Wrona, officiating. Burial will be in Bull Creek Cemetery, West Deer Twp. with Military Honors. Family suggests contributions to Twin Pines Health Care Center,315 E London Grove Rd., West Grove, PA 19390. VISIT: dusterfh.com

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

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