Albert Smith

Obituary of Albert J. Smith

Albert J. Smith, 78, of Derry, passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at his home. He was born on November 23, 1942 in Ridilla Town, a son of the late Paul J. and Evelyn (Hower) Smith. Prior to his retirement he worked in Maintenance at Torrance State Hospital. He was a member of the Salvation Army in Latrobe, an avid fisherman and enjoyed collecting things. Albert was known as the Candy Man because he always had Root beer barrels and butterscotch candies to share with his friends and family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers and one sister. He is survived by his children, Elizabeth K. Smith of New Kensington, James Gordon Smith (Leeann “Annie”) of Texas, and Pamela Nicholson of Latrobe; his brothers, Elbert “Charlie” Smith, who was his twin, and Wayne Smith; a sister, Sandy Davis; his step children, Helen Wiegand (Ty) and Robert Smith; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; his former wives, Susan Gump and Pauline Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 5 PM on Thursday June 24, 2021 at the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home Inc., 1500 Ligonier Street, Latrobe PA 15650. A funeral service will be held immediately following at 5PM in the funeral home chapel with Majors Christopher and Jennifer Blessing officiating.
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Thursday
24
June

Visitation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc.
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Thursday
24
June

Funeral Service

5:00 pm
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Hartman Graziano Funeral Home Chapel
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
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