Ethel M. Smith
Ethel M. Smith, 83, a resident at the Penn Hall Nursing Center, Chambersburg, died Sunday, October 16, 2011, in the home.
Born December 6, 1927, in Needmore, she was a daughter of the late Nebraska H. and Pearl M. Mellott De-Shong.
She was a graduate of Warfordsburg High School.
She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Harrisburg, and attended Christ United Methodist Church, Shippensburg.
She retired from Mellon Bank, Shippensburg, and was formerly employed at Keystone Insurance Co. and Kilduff’s Florist, both in Harrisburg.
Surviving is her husband of 61 years, William R. Smith, Chambersburg; one son, Jeffrey W. Smith, and his wife, Diane, Butler; six grandchildren: Holly, Mychael, Jamie, Daniel, Rebecca, Lt. JG, U.S. Navy, and Thomas; two sisters: Alice Mellott, Mc- Connellsburg, and Charlotte Morris, California; one brother, Boyd DeShong, Needmore; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, one sister, Goldie McCray.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 20, 2011, at 1 p.m., in the chapel at Penn Hall with the Rev. Michael C. Weigel and Chaplain Brenda Doyle officiating. A graveside service will be held Friday, October 21, 2011, at 2 p.m., in Fairview Cemetery, Artemas. There will be no viewing or visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Southern Fulton Alumni Scholarship Fund, 3072 Great Cove Road, Suite 100 Warfordsburg, PA 17267 or Christ United Methodist Church, 47 East King Street, Shippensburg, PA 17257.
Online condolences at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.