Howard Smith

Service

Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Mansfield, PA

Interment

Buckheit Crematory, Mansfield,, PA

Visitation

Friday, Mar 23, 2007 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Obituary of Howard J. Smith

Howard J. Smith, age 81, of Mansfield, PA, died on Monday, March 19, 2007 in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. He was the husband of Audrey (Birtley) Smith. Howard was born on August 5, 1925 in Bloomsburg, PA, the son of Howard and Margaret (Angus) Smith. Howard was employed as a general foreman for PenElec for 31 years. He served with the U.S. Marines during World War II and received the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts in the Battle of Peleliu. Howard was a member of the Tioga Valley Saddle Club, the Lambs Creek Sportsmans Club, the Mansfield VFW, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and AARP. In addition to his wife, Audrey, Howard is survived by two sons and a daughter-in law; Douglas K. Smith of Bayfield, Colorado, Curt J. and Stephanie Smith of Leesburg, VA, two daughters and a son-in-law; Stephanie A. and Roger Rockwell of Sayre, PA, Karen L. Cummings of Concord, PA; five grandchildren; Tiffany, Brandi, Lucas, Danielle and Todd, two great grandchildren; Skylar and Lorenzo, and his little buddy, Sam. Howard was predeceased by his sister, Grayce Riley. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, March 23, 2007 from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A memorial service will be held immediately following the visitation at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Scott Root officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Howards name to the charity of ones choice.www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com
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