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Obituary of Carol Lee Huck Smith, 73


Carol Lee Huck Smith, 73, of rural Bellefonte, formerly of Latrobe, died Thursday, February 1, 2018, at the Wynwood House in Boalsburg.

She was born June 17, 1944 in Hickory, Mercer County, a daughter of the late Herbert Louis and Kathryn Besanson Huck.

Carol graduated form St. Benedict High School in 1962 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Early in her career she worked for Congressman Joseph Vigorito serving PA District 24, from 1965 to 1967. She went on to earn her CPA and most of her career was spent as an accountant, a position at which she was uniquely gifted.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Bellefonte.

Among the things she enjoyed most were reading, and she had an affinity for animals, especially cats and was an avid Steelers fan.

Surviving Mrs. Smith are two daughters, Erica Strasser (Scott) of Westland, MI, and Heather Bickel (Toby) of Bellefonte; two brothers, Carl Huck (Deborah) of Erie, and Charles Huck (Kathleen) of DuBois; seven grandchildren, Aislinne Strasser Robison (Ben), Carolinne Strasser, Madelinne Strasser, Mallory McCauley, Eric Strasser, Ava Bickel and Trevor Bickel and two great grandchildren, Ainsley and Emory Robison

Friends will be received from 9:30 to 11:00 am Monday, February 5, Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Service, 1034 Benner Pike, State College. The funeral service will follow immediately at 11:00 am at the funeral home. A committal/graveside service will be held at 2:30 p m, Monday, February 5, 2018, at St. Rose Catholic Cemetery, 779 Dutch Lane, Hermitage, PA

In lieu of flowers, contribution in Carol’s memory may be mad to PAWS 1401 Trout Road, State College, PA 16801

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Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Service

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