Charles R. "Chuck" Smith

  • Born: February 24, 1935
  • Died: June 4, 2018
  • Location: Conestoga, Pennsylvania

Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd.

890 Isabel Drive
James A. Porterfield, Supervisor
Lebanon, PA 17042

ruffnerporterfieldfh@comcast.net
Tel. (717) 272-4634

Tribute & Message From The Family


Charles R. "Chuck" Smith, 83, of Conestoga passed away Monday evening, June 4, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born on February 24, 1935 in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Elmer D. and Mildred A. Nicodemus Smith. Smitty was the husband of Jane L. Funk Smith with who he married on December 17, 1967.

Smitty graduated from J.P. McCaskey in 1956. He served in the United States Army. He worked for over 30 years for Gochenauer Appliances in East Petersburg as an appliance repairman. Chuck attended Smithville Church of God earlier in life.

Chuck was a member of the Green Hill Sportmen's Association, he enjoyed fishing and hunting. Chuck was witty, funny and loved to tell jokes. He enjoyed roller skating with his daughters when they were younger. He liked to play guitar, ride his motorcycle and go to Maryland to eat crabs.

Chuck will be missed by his wife, Jane; daughters, Suszette M., wife of Dennis Kammerer of Holtwood and Jodie L. ,wife of Michael Rhoades of Richmond, VA; grandchildren, Amber, Laiklynne, Dorathy, Logan, Porter and Chase; great grandchildren, Sarah and Bradley. He is also survived by his brothers, Elmer D., Jr., husband of Gloria, Carl D., husband of Marion, Robert L., husband of Betty, all of Lancaster and John P., husband of Susan, of Charleston, SC and his sister, Lillie M. Stauffer of Lancaster. He was the favorite uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Betty J. Murray.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Charles' funeral services on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 11AM with his brother, Robert Smith officiating from the Melanie B. ScheidFuneral Directors & Cremation Services, The Gundel Chapel, 3225 Main Street, Conestoga, PA. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30 to 11AM. Interment will be held in the Green Hill UM Cemetery, Conestoga. Please omit flowers, memorial remembrances may be made in Smitty'smemory to the Green Hill UM Church, 5801 River Rd., Conestoga or to the Green Hill Sportmen's Association, 6199 River Road, Conestoga, PA 17516. For other information please call 717-872-1779