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Wayne A. Smith

November 8, 1935 — January 7, 2017

Wayne A. Smith

Wayne A. Smith, age 81, 327 E. Third Street, Berwick, died at 7:40 p. m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the General Hospital in Wilkes-Barre where he was a patient for 10 days.

Born in Greenwood Township, Columbia County on November 8, 1935, he was a son of the late Earl R. and Geraldine H. (Wertman) Smith. Wayne resided in Bloomsburg for many years prior to moving to Berwick several years ago.

Wayne was employed as a construction worker for much of his working life and last was employed by the former Finn's News Agency in Bloomsburg delivering newspapers.

He was a member of the Columbia Valley Moose Lodge 623 and a social member of the Valley of Bloomsburg Post 273, American Legion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, an  infant sister on July 17, 1937 and Lesta Barr;  two brothers,  Ira Smith, Sr and Leslie Smith.;  and a nephew, Ira Smith, Jr.

Wayne is survived by three children: Michael W. Smith, and his wife Honey, Millville; Jennifer I. Smith, and her fiance Monty Zeisloft, Unityville; Jeffrey L. Smith, and his wife Kristin, Jessup; three grandchildren: Drew Smith, and his wife Kysta, Millville; Cody Smith, and his wife Jillette, Turbotville; Wyatt Smith, Millville; and four great grandchildren.

In keeping with Wayne's wishes, he was buried on the family plot in the Millville Cemetery.

 Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg.


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