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Howard Lynn Smock Sr

Died: Tue., Dec. 1, 2015


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Howard Lynn Smock Sr., 89, of South Buffalo Township, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, peacefully, at his home. Lynn was born on his family's farm in South Buffalo Township on Jan. 3, 1926. He was a son of the late Mary (Garver) and Joseph Smock. Lynn served in the Army during World War II. He was stationed in the Pacific Theater. After his service to his country, he went to work as a supervisor at Moonlight Mushroom for more than 30 years, and retired in 1978. After he retired from the mushroom mine, he worked for a number of years at Deveraux Chevrolet in Freeport. He was a lifetime member of Freeport United Methodist Church. Lynn enjoyed hunting, feeding the animals around his home, caring for his goldfish pond and flower gardening. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Luella (Sims) Smock; and their two sons, H. Lynn (Mary) Smock Jr., of Buffalo Township, and Gerald A. (Cheryl) Smock, of Winfield Township. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Tracy Smock and Greg King, Jennifer (Travis) Pearce, Nathan (Chloe) Smock, Heather (Tim) Buck, Jason (Melissa) Smock and Michael (Becky) Smock. Lynn is also survived by his 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his son, Larry J. Smock, who passed away in 1991; brothers, Calvin, Wayne, Donald, Charles and Arthur Smock; and his sisters, Joyce Smock, Bess Hoak, Verna Hartman, Martha Smock and Marie Schuey.
Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the REDMOND FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 High St., Freeport. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in Freeport United Methodist Church, 211 High St., Freeport, with the Rev. James G. Young officiating. Burial will be held in Freeport Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Freeport United Methodist Church, 211 Fourth St., Freeport, PA 16229. To send a condolence, visit www.redmondfuneralhomeinc.com.

 

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Steve & Sandy Bowser, Cowansville, PA
   Posted Wed December 02, 2015
Our deepest sympathy

Les & Sally Buck, Erie, PA
   Posted Thu December 03, 2015
Rest in Peace.

Norman & Linda Bortz, vonmore, PA LIGHT ACANDLE
   Posted Thu December 03, 2015
Luella,
Please except are condolence.
We had lots of fun when all of us got together at the farm.

   Posted Fri December 04, 2015
Our Deepest Sympathy
Rich & Millie Leipertz
Lower Burrell, Pa 15068

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