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George E. Smeltz
March 1, 1941 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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George E. Smeltz, 82, of Wiconisco, passed away Monday morning, September 4, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family.
Born in Harrisburg, March 1, 1941, a son of the late Walter and Ann Usuka Smeltz. George was a graduate of the former Wiconisco High School. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the 54th Signal Battalion.
George was a retired welder working for many years with TRW-Chromalloy, Harrisburg.
He was of the Lutheran Faith. George was a member of the Wiconisco and Lykens Fire Companies, Williamstown American Legion, and the Dauphin County Fireman's Association.
George enjoyed watching auto and dirt track racing. He was very mechanically inclined and could fix almost anything. He enjoyed being out in nature, whether that be fishing, walking, or just taking in the scenery.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Schreffler Smeltz, 1999, and a brother, Gary Smeltz.
Surviving are his three children, Greg Smeltz (Sally), Tower City, Rhonda Daub (Rusty), Berlin Maryland, and Stephanie Messner (Dan Krepich), Lykens; two brothers, Gene Smeltz (Betty) and Ben Smeltz both of Wiconisco; one sister, Nan Smeltz, Lykens; five grandchildren, Morgan Smeltz, Alex and Blake Messner, and Sage and Quinn Smeltz; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 11:00 AM from the chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 10-11 at the chapel. Burial with military honors will follow at the Calvary United Methodist Cemetery, Wiconisco. A luncheon and time of fellowship will follow the committal service at the Wiconisco Fire Company.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wiconisco Fire Company, 387 Arch St., Wiconisco, PA 17097, or the Lykens Fire Company, 553 S 2nd St., Lykens, PA 17048.
To send condolences, visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com.