John Gary Smacher

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John Gary Smacher, 56, of Wilkes-Barre, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.

He was born May 17, 1961, in Wilkes-Barre, a son of John and Genevieve Smacher.

He was a graduate of Coughlin High School, Class of 1979 and was employed by the Operating Engineers. Later, he was self-employed in the construction trades.

Gary's delights in life were the outdoors and motocross racing.

He was preceded in death by his nephew, Jerard Lukachinsky; brother-in-law, Gerard Lukachinsky; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Surviving are his parents, John and Genevieve Smacher; sister, Bonnie Lukachinsky; nephews, Jason Lukachinsky and his wife, Kara, Plains Twp.; and Jared Lukachinsky and Maggie, Bear Creek; and companion, Linda Emerich.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday from E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Andy Jerome, pastor of Parsons Primitive Methodist Church.

Friends may call from noon until the time of the service on Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Parsons Primitive Methodist Church, 193 Austin Ave., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705.

Condolences may be sent at
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E. Blake Collins Funeral Home
159 George Avenue
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 13, 2018