YORK C.J. Smith, 92, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at Senior Commons at Powder Mill Road, York. He was the husband of Mary Elizabeth (Fellabaum) Smith, to whom he was married for 65 years prior to her passing in June 2012. A Celebration of Life tribute service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 15, at Zion United Methodist Church of East Prospect, 1 N. Main St., East Prospect 17317, with his Pastor, The Rev. Albert R. Horst, officiating. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery with military honors by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, is in charge of arrangements. Born November 15, 1921, in Glen Rock, C.J. was a son of the late Clarence A. and Martha Daisy (Sietz) Smith. He worked as a controller for many years at York-Shipley Global, Hensel & Sons, Inc. in Harrisburg, and at a rehabilitation hospital in Mechanicsburg, from which he retired. Mr. Smith served our country during World War II in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged and awarded a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and a European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal. Mr. Smith was a member of the Zion United Methodist Church of East Prospect. He was a graduate of Glen Rock High School, Class of 1939. He was a member of the F & AM, Peace River Lodge #66 in Arcadia, Fla., since 1944 and the Harrisburg Consistory since 1964. C.J. served as assistant Scout Master in Arcadia, Fla., East Prospect, and with Boy Scout Troup #48 in Glen Rock. Mr. Smith is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to ackowledge a special thank you to the staff of Senior Commons at Powder Mill Road, the nurses of Caring Hospice Services of Lancaster, and the caretakers of Deanie Taylor King Personalized Home Care. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Hospital For Children, 3551 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19140-4131. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 14, 2014