J. Smart, 92, of 1310 Continental Blvd., Danville PA went to be with his
Lord Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA. He
was born June 1, 1920 in Arnot PA the son of the late William B. and Ida C.
graduated from Blossburg High School in 1938 and from Williamsport Community
College as a tool designer. Mr. Smart served as a corporal in the United
States Army during World War II landing at Omaha Beach on D-Day. He served
with the 29th Division 115th Infantry and the 3rd
Battalion Machine Gun Group. He was employed for 20 years by TRW in
Danville PA and by Sprout Waldron in Muncy PA as a tool designer, retiring
Smart was a member of First Baptist Church Danville PA where he attended the
Adult Fellowship Class. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, walking, gardening and
survived by his wife of 66 years, Marietta Williamson Smart whom he married
April 27, 1946. Also surviving is one son, James G. Smart of Miami FL and
one daughter, Brenda J. Paden of Mentor OH. He is also survived by his twin
sister, Grace Payne of Owega NY and a sister, Lois Crain of Lakewood CA, and
several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister, Leona
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Gordonís life
to be held Monday, January 7, 2013 at 1:00 PM at First Baptist Church 20
Brookside Drive (off 642 East) Danville PA. The Reverend Dr. Harry H.
Wonderland and the Reverend Dawes Dunham will officiate. Burial will be
private in the Lutheran Cemetery Arnot PA. Friends will be received 11:45
AM until 12:45 PM at the church. The family will provide flowers. Memorial
contributions may be made to The American Heart Association PO Box 163549
Columbus OH 43216-3549 or to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA.