Obituary: SMELTZER, George Harris (NS)
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia

SMELTZER, George Harris - 77, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg Co., died January 10, 1998, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Mahone Bay, he was a son of the late Harris and Sadie (Dauphinee) Smeltzer. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Mahone Bay. He was sergeant of the West Nova Scotia Regiment, serving in Europe where he was wounded and mentioned in dispatches. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 49, Mahone Bay, and member of the legion band. He worked for Lunenburg Foundry and Engineering and then, along with his wife, owned and operated Midway Supply Store in Maitland. Surviving are his wife, the former Doris Margaret Andrews; daughter, Diana Richards, Wileville; sister, Marjorie Thomas, Prince Edward Island; brother, Phillip, Mahone Bay; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Joyce; brother, Frederick. Cremation has taken place. No visitation by request. Memorial service at a later date. Donations to St. John's Lutheran Church or any charity.
Monday, January 12, 1998

SMELTZER, George Harris - 77, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg Co., died January 10, 1998, in Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born in Mahone Bay, he was a son of the late Harris and Sadie (Dauphinee) Smeltzer. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Mahone Bay. He was a sergeant in the West Nova Scotia Regiment, serving in Europe during the Second World War, where he was wounded and mentioned in dispatches. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 49, Mahone Bay, and a member of the legion band. He worked for Lunenburg Foundry and Engineering. He later owned and operated the Midway Supply Store, Maitland, with his wife, Doris. Surviving are his wife, Doris Margaret (Andrews) Smeltzer; daughter, Diana Richards, Wileville; sister, Majorie Thomas, Prince Edward Island; brother, Phillip, Mahone Bay; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Joyce; brother, Frederick. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in St. John's Lutheran Church, Mahone Bay, Rev. George Wawin officiating. Burial will be in St. Martin's Cemetery, Martin's River. Memorial donations may be made to the St. John's Lutheran Church or any charity.
Thursday, May 7, 1998



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