Jesse L. Smoker

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Jesse L. Smoker


Jesse L. Smoker, 77, of 2587 Horseshoe Road, Lancaster, went home Wednesday morning to be with the Lord.  He was born 1-10-1939 and went to sleep on 3-16-2016. He was preceded in death by his parents Jonas E. and Mary L. Smoker, and his best friend and brother-in-law, Robert Riehl.

Years ago he was a concrete finisher; then he worked for 20 years for Way Delivery Service. And more recently he drove for Beiler Manufacturing.  Jesse was a member of Mellinger Mennonite Church.

Jesse is survived by:  his loving wife, Bertha “Bertie" Riehl Smoker with whom he would have celebrated 55 years of marriage on May 13th; four sons, Robert, Neffsville, Brian, Lancaster, Richard, Akron, Steven (Linda) Smoker, Lancaster; daughter, Kimberly (Don) of Maryland; four grandchildren, Ashley, Brittany, Lauren, Harlen; two great-grandchildren, Dylan Jr. & Braelyn; two sisters, Sadie (Hilbert) Miller, Chambersburg, Emma (Michael) Grube, Lititz.

The Homegoing Service will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016, 11:00 a.m. at the Mellinger Mennonite Church, 1916 Lincoln Hwy East, Lancaster. Greeting time with the family will be after the service.

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