Paul J. "Flick" Smith, 94

December 11, 2009

AUG. 12, 1915-DEC. 9, 2009

Paul J. "Flick" Smith, 94, of Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at Autumn Assisted Living in Hagerstown.

Born Aug. 12, 1915, in Mercersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late George Henry and Carrie M. Knox Smith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose H. Smith, Aug. 2, 2009.

He retired from Fairchild Corp. after 37 years of employment.

He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church; the founder of the North American Rod and Gun Club; a member of the Elks Lodge 378; a member of Eagles Inc. in Waynesboro, Pa.; member of UAW Local 842; and a member of the Moose Club.

He is survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sisters Barbara Roberts, Nellie Sigler, Margaret Detwiler, Helen Shantz, Goldie Riley and Mildred Chaney; and brothers Harry Smith, Lloyd Smith, John Smith, Clarence Smith and Ralph Smith.


Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Collin Poston officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour before the service Monday. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 224 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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