MOUNT CARMEL — Carl Joseph Smith Jr., known as “Junior” and “Huck”, 92, of 315 S. Hickory St., Apt. 615, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at home with his loving wife and family by his side.
He was born at home in Mount Carmel, June 19, 1928, a son of the late Carl and Ethel (Hoeflick) Smith.
Carl attended Our Lady’s schools in Mount Carmel.
He served in the U.S. Army.
On Feb. 28, 1950, he married the former Eleanor “Foof” Olshefski.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed at the Mountain View Manor nursing home as a security guard.
He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish.
Carl was well liked by all that knew him.
Surviving, in addition to his wife of almost 71 years, Eleanor “Foof” Smith, are five children, Carl Smith, of Mount Carmel, Donna Artman and her husband, Jim, of Northampton, Ann Swank, of Mount Carmel, Patricia Guise and her husband, William, of Bloomsburg, and Kim Moore and her husband, Bob, of Riverside; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were a great-grandson; a brother; and two sisters.
SMITH — Carl Joseph Smith Jr., 92, of 315 S. Hickory St., Apt. 615, Mount Carmel. A religious funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Joseph J. Stutz Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz III, supervisor. A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be private in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Beaverdale. To leave a condolence for Carl’s family, sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.