Albert Smith

Albert A. Smith

1931 - 2023

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A loving and caring gentle man has left us and gone home to his Father in Heaven on January 23, 2023. Albert A. Smith, passed away at St. Vincent Hospital following a short battle with Covid and pneumonia. He was born in Erie on August 17, 1931, the middle child of Lester and Katheryne Smith. Al graduated from Strong Vincent High School class of January 1950. He joined the National Guard at age 16, (fibbed about his age), served three years and then joined the Navy which he loved and served aboard the USS Midway C.V.B. 41 during the Korean War. In 1962 he moved his family to Simi Valley California, retiring from Fairchild Industries. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Dolores Kiefer Smith; sons, Richard and Stephen Smith; three brothers, Wilfred, Herbert and LeRoy Smith; one sister, Wilda Smith; two grandchildren, Brian and Eric Smith and two step children, Matt Schwab and Ray Schwab. He is survived by daughters, Christine Collins (William), Ann Kimura (Stan); sons, Eugene (Mardi), Gerry (Debby) and David (Lauren) Smith. He is further survived by his wife Ruth and two step children, Mark Schwab and Lori Giewont Moluski; five grandchildren, three step grandchildren, together with five sisters, Shirley Urda, Charlotte Engell, Lucille Stanko, Elaine Stanley and Betty Fuller also survive. Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. 4216 Sterrettania Rd. on Friday from 2:00 to 5:00 PM and are invited to funeral services at 10:00 AM on Saturday morning at Asbury United Methodist Church 4703 W Ridge Rd. Erie, PA 16506. Interment with full military honors will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
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Friday
27
January

Public Visitation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday, January 27, 2023
Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
4216 Sterrettania Rd
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday
28
January

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Asbury United Methodist Church
4703 West Ridge Rd.
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday
28
January

Interment

11:00 am
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Laurel Hill Cemetery
4523 Love Rd
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
Commitall prayers with full military honors
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1931 - 2023

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