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Donald James Smith

Donald James Smith

September 19, 1935 November 24, 2019

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Obituary for Donald James Smith

Donald James Smith, a longtime resident of Doylestown, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, November 24, 2019. He was 84.

Born in Doylestown, PA he was the son of the late Charles M and Mabel M (Keen) Smith. Don was the loving husband of Ann “Nancy” (Klair). The couple celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary in October.

Don was a proud U.S. Army Veteran and a lifetime member of Doylestown Fire Company. Don was employed by Young and Bowman as a master plumber. In his free time, Don enjoyed his hometown sports teams, games, camping, and travel.

In addition to his wife, Don is survived by a daughter, Susan McGurk (Charles), a son Geoff Smith (Rose); three grandchildren, Stephanie, Brittany, and Matthew; four great-grandchildren, Chase, Autumn, Athena, and Nolan. He is preceded in death by a sister, Doris, and step-sisters Elva and Bea.

Don’s funeral service will be rescheduled for Thursday, December 5th at 11:00 am at Doylestown United Methodist Church, 320 E Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA 18901. Family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 am until the time of service.

Interment will be held privately at convenience of family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made through Don’s personal dedication page at www.inmemof.org/donald-j-smith

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 5, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Doylestown United Methodist Church
    320 E. Swamp Road
    Doylestown, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, December 5, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    The funeral service has been postponed until later this week due to the weather.
  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, December 5, 2019 | 11:00am
    Doylestown United Methodist Church
    320 E. Swamp Road
    Doylestown, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, December 5, 2019
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Interment will be private
    Address Not Available

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Donations are being accepted for: Doylestown Fire Company.

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John Arcade

Mrs. Smith, Susan and Goeff, I wanted to send my respects to you all and any family. I was sadden to learn of Don's passing. I know my parents were good friends with you Nancy and Don. My father working with Don at Young & Bowman's and both my parents involvement with you both in the fire company. Also the friendships in our neighborhood. Lots of memories to go around! Again my condolences, John Arcade
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