Joan F. Smith
12/04/1920 - 06/20/2018

Joan F. Smith, 97, of McSherrystown, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. She was the wife of Joseph E. Smith, who died November 1, 1991.  Born December 4, 1920 in Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia, she was the daughter of George and Gladys (Lingg) Diprose.  Joan was retired from Sunoco Products in Hanover with over 30 years of service. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Hanover and the Hanover Eagles. She enjoyed traveling all over the world, knitting, baking, playing bingo, going to casinos and especially spending time with her family and friends.  Surviving are three children, Janet Biesecker and husband Charles of Merritt Island, FL, Michael “Mick” Smith and wife Sally of Hanover and Patricia Blumenthal and husband Michael of Harrisburg; eight grandchildren, Robert, Stephanie, Michelle, Debbie, Sherry, Jeff, Brian and Chris; 17 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother Russell Diprose.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2018 at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 220 Third Street, Hanover, with Rev. Michael P. Reid II as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Vincent Cemetery, Hanover. Friends and relatives will be received 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the church.  Contributions in memory of Joan may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Church, 220 Third Street, Hanover, PA 17331. 

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Posted at:06/26/2018 9:09 am
leonard bankert
sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with the families. George

Posted at:06/24/2018 7:07 pm
John and Kathy Fabin
Pat, Mike and family, Please accept our deepest condolences in the loss of your Mother. You now have a guardian angel in heaven. Thoughts and prayers for the family. John and Kathy Fabin Jason Fabin

Posted at:06/21/2018 5:05 pm
ronald and cindy rohrbaugh
Mick and Sally Sorry for the lost of your mother. I sure she had a good life and many memories you you will remember forever Love Ron and Cindy Rohrbaugh

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