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DORNSIFE George R. Smith, 92, died Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Manor Care, Sunbury. George married Elaine Dorothy (Engle) Smith in April 1946, and they celebrated 52 years of marriage before her death in September 1998. He was born on December 15, 1920, in Sunbury, and was the son of the late George Foster and Mary Loy (Zimmerman) Smith. He was a 1938 graduate of Sunbury High School. George served in the United States Army from January 25, 1943, to June 19, 1945. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Sherman St., York. George also taught Sunday school for the Boys Jr. High Class at Bethany E.C. Church, Sunbury. He liked to invent new things, farming, and family picnics. George is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, George R. and Deborah Smith of Red Lion, Phillip J. and Barbara Smith of York, and Michael E. and Melinda Smith of Dover; two daughters and one son-in-law, Marcia E. and Jim Rebuck of Dornsife, and Kathleen A. Parr of York; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nine step great-granchildren; one brother-in-law, Tom Evans of Indiana; and two sisters-in-law, Sherri Engle of Sunbury and Donna Michaels of Selinsgrove. In addition to his parents and wife, George was preceded in death by one grandson, Mark Allen Simpson; and four brothers, Floyd, Ray, Claire, and Clifford Smith. Burial will take place at Northumberland Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA, 2801 Bloom Road, Danville, PA 17821. Arrangements are being handled by The Dale E. Ranck Funeral Service, 125 N. Front St., Milton 17847. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 20, 2013
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