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Mahlon G. Smith

June 21, 1953 — October 3, 2022

Wellsboro

Mahlon G. Smith, age 69, of Wellsboro, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 3, 2022, at his residence. He married his beloved wife, Glenda (Whitney) Smith, on August 4, 1973, sharing 47 years of marriage together, prior to her death on October 3, 2020. Born June 21, 1953, in Wellsboro, he was a son of the late Wayne and Laura (Miller) Smith.

Mahlon proudly served his country as an Engineering Technician in the United States Air Force, retiring from a distinguished military career in 1986. Upon retiring from the military, he served nearly 20 years with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as a Civil Engineer, prior to his retirement in 2019. He enjoyed time spent with his family, playing on his computer and reading, specifically Science Fiction novels. Mahlon was an extremely organized and independent individual, however he did love pulling little pranks and goofing with family, affectionately known as the “fun Uncle” to his nieces and nephews.

Left to cherish his memory are his sisters, Linda R. Wheeler, of Wellsboro, and Susanne (T. Jay) Cunningham, of Pennsdale, PA: brothers, Leslie (Deborah) Smith, of Ocean View, DE, Bruce (Debbie) Smith, of Covington, and Brian (Doris) Smith, of Mechanicsburg, PA; close niece and nephew, Kimberly Whitney and Jared Whitney, and their children, Sebastian, Whyatt, Jared and Alexxis; several additional nieces and nephews; close friend, Katie Holcomb, of Harrisburg, PA; and many dear friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Mahlon’s name to either the local Tioga County Veteran’s Affairs, 1835 Shumway Hill Road, Suite #1, or the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon, at the Whitneyville United Methodist Church, 19 Church Road, Mansfield, PA 16933. Mahlon’s memorial service will immediately follow the hour of visitation, at 12:00 noon, with his nephew, Pastor Sean Smith officiating. A bring a dish to pass luncheon will be held in the church basement immediately follow the memorial service. Mahlon will be laid to rest with his family in the East Charleston Cemetery, www.wilstoncurriefh.com.

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Saturday, October 29, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Whitneyville United Methodist Church

19 Church Road, Mansfield, PA 16933

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 29, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Whitneyville United Methodist Church

19 Church Road, Mansfield, PA 16933

Memorial Service - 12noon

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