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John Robert Smith

John Robert Smith, 69, of 1300 Washington Avenue, Tyrone died April 1, 2008 at home following an extended illness.
He was born January 21, 1939 in Huntingdon County, a son of Mary (Breon) Smith and Raymond Smith.
On December 31, 2007 in Tyrone he married Helen L. Gorna who survives.
Also surviving are seven sisters: Frances Thomas of Warriors Mark; Martha Hardsock of Chambersburg; Mildred Smith of Portage; Doris Yearick of Bellefonte; Ruth Koser of Shippensburg; Linda Rotertson of Burns, Wyoming and Mary Jane Gibson of Ash Camp, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Raymond, Jr.
He retied from the Pennsylvania State University Maintenance Department following 18 years of service.
He enjoyed hunting and camping and was a longtime member of the Cartwright Hunting Club. He enjoyed helping family and friends.
Funeral services will be held April 4, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. at Cox Funeral Home, Warriors Mark with Rev. Peggy Bonsell officiating.
Burial will be at Seven Stars Cemetery, Franklin Township.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Friday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services at 1:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to a favorite charity.