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February 19, 2013

George R. Smith, 92, Dornsife

DORNSIFE — George R. Smith, 92, of Dornsife, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Manor Care, Sunbury.

He was born Dec. 15, 1920, in Sunbury, a son of the late George Foster and Mary Loy (Zimmerman) Smith. George married the former Elaine Dorothy Engle in April 1946, and they celebrated 52 years of marriage before her death in September 1998.

He was a 1938 graduate of Sunbury High School and served in the Army from Jan. 25, 1943, to June 19, 1945.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Sherman Street, York, and had taught Sunday school for the boys’ junior high class at Bethany E.C. Church, Sunbury.

George liked to invent new things, farming and family picnics.

He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, George R. and Deborah Smith, of Red Lion, Phillip J. and Barbara Smith, of York, and Michael E. and Melinda Smith, of Dover; two daughters and one son-in-law, Marcia E. and Jim Rebuck, of Dornsife, and Kathleen A. Parr, of York; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nine stepgreat-granchildren; one brother-in-law, Tom Evans, of Indiana; and two sisters-in-law, Sherri Engle, of Sunbury and Donna Michaels, of Selinsgrove.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Mark Allen Simpson, and four brothers, Floyd, Ray, Claire and Clifford Smith.

Burial will take place in Northumberland Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA, 2801 Bloom Road, Danville, PA 17821.

Arrangements are being handled by the Dale E. Ranck Funeral Service, 125 N. Front St., Milton.

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