Obituaries » Edwin L. Smith Jr.
March 27, 2016
Mr. Edwin L. Smith Jr, 89, of Dallas, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Dallas.
Edwin was born on March 30, 1926, the son of the late Edwin L. Sr. and Caroline Conrad Smith. He was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School, class of 1944. Edwin was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during WWII.
He was employed as a sheet metal worker, working for many years as a supervisor for the U.S. Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship & Training for Sheet metal workers. He was later employed as an instructor for the apprenticeship program for sheet metal workers at the Wilkes-Barre Vocational Technical School, where he served as Chairman of the Advisory Council.
Edwin was a member of St. Thereseâ€™s Church in Shavertown and a member the Wilkes-Barre Knights of Columbus Council 302 and he was a 4th Degree member of the Bishop Hafey Assembly.
Edwin was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Anna L. Smith on October 8, 2015 and by his son-in-law, Joseph Mengeringhausen.
He is survived by his daughter: Dr. Judy Smith-Mengeringhausen, Shavertown; grandchildren: Gretchen and Egan J. Mengeringhausen.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held today, March 29, 2016, at 11 am in St. Thereseâ€™s Church, Pioneer Avenue and Davis Street, Shavertown. The Rev. James J. Paisley will officiate. Private interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call today from 10:30 am to 11 am at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Thereseâ€™s Church, 64 Davis Street, Shavertown, PA 18708