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Norman R. Smith

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Norman R. Smith, 73, of Newville, died Sunday, August 28, 2011, at his home with family by his side. He was born on Saturday, December 4, 1937, in Mechanicsburg, and was a son of the late Norman W. and Mary E. (Lehman) Smith.

Norman retired after 43 years of service with Carlisle Syntec. After retiring, he was employed part-time in the deli at Nell’s Shurfine Markets. He was a member of McClure’s Gap Church of God, a life member of the Upper Frankford Twp. Fire Co., where served as Captain of the Fire Police for 25 years. Norm enjoyed fishing, building birdhouses, steam engines and having lunch with his friends at the Saylor’s Food Market in Newville.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 51 years, M. Louise (Thumma) Smith, two daughters; Tammy (and her husband, Loyan) Barrick of Newville and Susan (and her husband, Todd) Wert of Carlisle, two brothers; Ron Smith of Shippensburg and Ernie Smith of New Jersey, five sisters; Pat Palmer, Sandy Weaver and Esther Adams, all of Carlisle, Joyce Hock of Idaville and Doris Hostetter of Newville, three grandchildren; Cody Barrick, Adam Wert and Emily Wert and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister, Hazel Walters.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2011, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Robert Stauffer officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Viewing will be held on Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of the services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to McClure's Gap Church of God Building Fund, 130 Church of God Rd., Newville, PA 17241.

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I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and your father.
 He was a good man.
 May you find comfort in the memories you will hold forever
 in your heart and knowing that he is no longer in pain.

I love you all.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
May he rest in peace.

Sue, Steve, Colby, Lindsay Kelsey Hurley

We are so sorry to hear of your loss.
I worked at Saylors and seen him all the time,
of course drinking coffee and talkin to all his buddies.


 Louise, Tammy & Sue...

So sorry to hear of Uncle Dick's passing.
 I have so many funny, happy memories of him.
 He could always make everyone laugh. He will be greatly missed.
Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Dianne (Palmer) Earle

 I am so sorry to hear of Dick's passing. Prayers going out for all of you.

Judy Rotz Watts


 We were saddened to hear of your loss.
 We will be lifting up your family in Prayer.
Always remember memories can never be erased.

Fran & Bill Bailey

I have missed seeing Uncle Dick when I would stop by Nell's. I could always count on leaving with a smile.

Love, Denise

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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