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Obituary of Phoebe L (Smith) Smith, 92


Phoebe L. Smith, 92, of Blanchard, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at her home. Born on November 12, 1927, in Beech Creek, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Kessinger) Smith.

Phoebe attended the Beech Creek School. She worked at the Silk Mill, Sylvania, Bobby Brooks Sewing Co. and Champion, retiring in 1992. She was an active member of the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church and a member of the Beech Creek Legion Auxiliary.

Phoebe enjoyed playing Penny Bingo and feeding the birds and cats. She was loved spending time with her family, especially all her grandchildren.

Phoebe is survived by her two children; Donald Smith and his wife, Dana, of Beech Creek and Anita (Smith) Williams of Blanchard, 10 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Along with her parents, Phoebe was preceded in death by a son, Jared L. Smith, daughter, Lila (Smith) Conklin, son in-law, Bob Williams, and six siblings; Walter, Clayton, Charles, Paul, Dorothy, and Libby. Phoebe was the last of her generation.

Visitation will be on Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 6-8pm, followed by a funeral service at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home in Howard with Pastor Alan Eckenroad officiating. Burial will be private at the Church of Christ Cemetery in Blanchard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 217 Main St, Beech Creek, PA 16822.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kader-Neff Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. 135 Main St. Howard. An online guest book can be signed or condolences to the family available at

Name of Deceased

Phoebe L (Smith) Smith



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Funeral Home

Kader-Neff Funeral Home

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