Sunday, August 17, 2003
PAUL THOMAS SMITH
PAUL THOMAS SMITH, formerly of Glenside,
Lansdale and Terrace Drive in Lancaster, died Wednesday, Aug. 13,
2003, at Lancashire Hall, Lancaster, where he was a resident. He
He was the husband of ELIZABETH GRAHAM
JOHNSTON SMITH, who died December 19, 1994.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the
late J. EDWARDS and EMMA M. FOWLER SMITH.
Mr. Smith attended West Philadelphia High
School and Friends Central and Philadelphia public schools.
He furthered his studies while working in the
banking business as a teller for Hamilton Bank of Philadelphia, as
well as working for his family's buiness, J.E. Smith and Sons
Lumberyard in Philadelphia. He later worked as a payroll auditor
for the former Keystone Shipping Co., Philadelphia.
He served as an air raid warden during World
He was former treasurer for both the Messiah
and Restoration Universalist churches, having served for 14 years
Mr. Smith was a 32nd degree Mason, Free and
Accepted Mason for University Lodge 51 in Philadelphia, Abington
Chapter. He served on the Benjamin Franklin Consistory. He was a
treasurer for the Glenside Library Board for 14 years.
He enjoyed music appreciation, book reading
and statistics and records.
Mr. Smith's children survive him: JEAN M.
JOHNSTON and her husband, LENNART, of Denver, Pa.; and GRAHAM J.
SMITH and his wife, LORRIE (ANDERSON) SMITH, of Churchville. Also
surviving are his six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren
and his nieces. Mr. Smith's three brothers and two sisters
preceded him in death.
Memorial services will be held privately at
the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart
Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.
Fred F. Groff Funeral Home, Lancaster