Edward R. Smith
Edward R. Smith, 68, of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home in Hollidaysburg, PA and formerly of Osceola Mills, PA died Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home in Hollidaysburg, PA.
Born on July 28, 1948 in Philipsburg, PA, he was the son of Esther M. (Hughes) Smith of Philipsburg, PA & the late John E. Smith. He was married to Julie (Perks) Smith who preceded him in death on May 28, 1987.
Mr. Smith was of the Christian Faith and a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired from L. S. Fiore, Inc. in Altoona, PA, a 1966 graduate of the Philipsburg-Osceola Mills High School and was a member of the VFW Post #5020 in Osceola Mills, PA.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by: one sister, Ressa J. Owens & her husband Stanley of Beech Creek, PA; two brothers, Benjamin G. Smith & his wife Michelle of Osceola Mills, PA and John M. Smith & his wife Cathy of Osceola Mills, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family; with Rev. William Murphy officiating. Burial will be at the Centre Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.
There will be no public visitation.
Military honors will be accorded by the Osceola Mills Honor Guard.
Heath Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, PA is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Centre Cemetery Association, 1864 Logan Road. Osceola Mills, PA 16666.
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