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Happy 90th birthday | Charles J. Smith Sr.

Sunday, May 8, 2016


Charles J. Smith Sr.

Birthdate: March 19, 1926, in Roscoe, Pa., a son of the late Michael and Claudine Smith

Siblings: Three sisters, four brothers. One sister and three brothers are deceased.

Wife: Married Maryann McCay on Sept. 12, 1953. She is deceased.

Children: Michael Smith, Keith Smith and Barbara Smith, all of Girard, and Charles Smith Jr. of Medina

Grandchildren: Seven

Great-grandchildren: 11

Residence: A long-time resident of Girard

Celebration: A party took place recently with friends and family at Church Hill United Methodist Church

Career: Was a photographer and magician.

Military service: Served with the 70th Tank Battalion during World War II.

Special recognition: In observance of his birthday, he was given a coin and plaque from the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment based in Fort Riley, Kan.