Scott E. Smith, age 54, of East Springfield, went home to be with his loving Father on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at the Erie Veteran's Affairs Medical Center. He was born on November 5, 1959, the son of Lucinda "Cindy" M. Shaw Smith, of McKean, and the late Eugene "Gene" H. Smith, who passed away on June 16, 2014.
Scott was a 1979 graduate of General McLane H.S. and received his Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering in 2001.
Scott served in the U.S. Army
from 1980-1991, as a diesel and track mechanic and an MP. Scott was employed at Electrical Repair Technology. He loved hunting, fishing, camping, reading, art, and simply being in the outdoors. He was very creative and inventive.
Scott is survived by his wife of 32 years, Deborah "Debbie" L. Gentile Smith; one daughter, Dana L. Smith (Thomas W. Steere) of Joplin, Missouri; one son, Jason C. Smith of East Springfield; one sister, Sandra E. Smith Hultberg (Wayne Bowersox, Jr.) of Erie; one brother, Stuart E. Smith (Sherry) of Pueblo West, Colo.; special friends, Karen and Jason Keefer of Union City; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Jennifier Rose Smith.
Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 4216 Sterrettania Rd., on Friday from 4 p.m. until prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Private interment. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home
4216 Sterrettania Road
Erie, PA 16506
Published in the Erie Times-News on July 10, 2014