YORK Terry L. Smith Sr., 64, passed away at his home on Thursday, February 21, 2013. He was the loving husband of Sharon D. (Pugh) Smith. Together they shared over 43 years of marriage. Terry was born in York, on April 29, 1948, and was the son of the late Eva (Brenneman) Smith and Howard Smith. He worked for Caterpillar Inc. in York for over 30 years and retired in 1998. He enjoyed hunting with his son, fishing with family, and playing with his grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Sharon, he is survived by his daughter, Elaine M. Gemmill and her husband, Douglas of Spring Grove; his son, Terry L. Smith, Jr. and his fiancee', Jennifer Hilbert of Spring Grove; his grandchildren, Amanda, Joshua, Alicia, Bria, Marissa, Taylor, Kaitlyn, Ashlyn, and Austin; and his great-grandchildren, Mariah, Carson, and Brianna. He is also survived by his brother, Larry K. Smith, Jr. and his wife, Annalese of Milroy. He was predeceased by his sister, Evelyn Cross; and his brothers, Howard Jr., Roy, and Donald Smith. A funeral service in celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Irwin-Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC, 175 N. Main St., Spring Grove, with his brother, Chaplain Larry K. Smith, officiating. He will be laid to rest following the service at Bethelehem-Steltz Cemetery in Glen Rock. A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 12 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 2951 Whiteford Road, Suite 304, York, PA 17401. Condolences may be shared at www.irwinbeck.com
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Irwin-Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service, PC
175 N. Main Street Spring Grove, PA 17362
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 24, 2013