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Obituary for Thomas A Smith Jr

Date of Birth: 5/7/1942

Date of Death: 9/16/2012

Age: 70

Mount Joy PA

Thomas A. Smith Jr., 70, of Mount Joy, formerly of Christiana and Chichester, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Thomas A. Sr. and Margaret P. (Jaquette) Smith. Tom was the husband of Susan F. (Dowey) Smith with whom he celebrated 48 years of marriage last October. Tom was an Industrial Electrician for Kimberly-Clark (formerly Scott Paper) before his retirement in 2002. He was a former Sadsbury Twp. Supervisor in the early 90's. Tom and his wife owned and operated a chicken farm in Christiana. Thomas was a 3rd degree Master Mason belonging to the Washington Lodge #156 in Quarryville. He was a member of the Fruit Growers of Lancaster County and was a Penn State Master Gardener. An avid gardener, he also enjoyed woodworking and helping people. Surviving in addition to his wife, Susan, are four children, Thomas A. Smith III husband of Jeannie of Brevard, NC, Matthew D. Smith husband of Denise of Collegeville, Kimberly A. Harker wife of Frank of Lancaster, and Jason D. Smith husband of Jennifer of Landisville. Tom took great pleasure in his six grandchildren, Johnathan, Bonnie, Loren, Samantha, Reilly, and Jackson. Also surviving is a sister, Margaret Cook, wife of William of West Grove. A Funeral Service honoring Tom's life will be held at Sheetz Funeral Home, 16 E. Main St., Mount Joy on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the Funeral Home before the service from 10 AM-11 AM. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Masonic Village at Elizabethtown-Children's Home, One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022 or March of Dimes, 3544 N. Progress Avenue, Suite 204, Harrisburg, PA 17110.