Howard J. Smith Jr., 29

March 04, 2009

APRIL 9, 1979-FEB. 28, 2009

BREEZEWOOD, Pa. -- Howard J. Smith Jr., 29, of Breezewood, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009.

Born April 9, 1979, in Phillipsburg, Pa., he was the son of Howard J. Smith Sr. of Wallaceton, Pa., and Beverly E. Vaux Thompson of Hopewell, Pa.

He was a truck driver for Brush Mountain Trucking in Center Hall, Pa.

He attended Wells Valley United Methodist Church in Wells Tannery, Pa.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Selina K. Seelig Smith, whom he married June 28, 2008; three sons, Daryl W. Seelig and Lance D. Seelig, both of Breezewood, and Cody M. Koontz of Johnstown, Pa.; one sister, Nicole S. Clippinger of Johnstown; and one brother, Edward R. Emigh of Hopewell.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, Pa. Pastor Ken Grunden will officiate. Burial will be in Wells Valley United Methodist Cemetery.


Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made for his children to the Selina K. Smith Memorial Fund, First National Bank, 4140 E. State St., Hermitage, PA 16148.

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