YORK Romaine C. (Koons) Smith, 87, went home to be with her Lord Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Pleasant Acres Nursing Home in York. A Celebration of Life tribute service will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Red Lion Bible Church, 105 Springvale Road, Red Lion, at 11 a.m., with her pastor, The Rev. Steven Schmuck, officiating. A viewing will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Burial will be in Bethlehem Stonepile United Methodist Cemetery. Life Tributes by Olewiler and Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, is in charge of arrangements. Born August 24, 1926, in Windsor, Romaine was the daughter of the late Emory and Mary (Snyder) Koons. She worked early on as a cigar maker, then continued into manufacturing. She worked at Flinchbaugh Products, Inc. for 15 years, until her retirement. Romaine was a member of the Red Lion Bible Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening and flowers. Ms. Smith is survived by three sons, Kenneth L. Smith and his wife, Sue of Red Lion, Dennis L. Smith and his wife, Sharon of Felton, and Ricky L. Smith of Felton; two daughters, Sandra E. Runkle and her husband, William of Felton, and Sonja J. Shaull of Red Lion; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Denton Koons of Felton. In addition to her parents, Romaine was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Koons, Raymond Koons, and Lester Koons. Memorial contributions may be made to Aseracare Hospice, 44 Bowman Road, York, PA 17408; or the Red Lion Bible Church, 105 Springvale Road, Red Lion, PA 17356. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 27, 2014