Joan E (Durbin) Barner Smith

Born: Thu., Jan. 14, 1954
Died: Sat., Dec. 3, 2016


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Dec. 10, 2016
Location: Walnut Grove United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 10, 2016
Location: Walnut Grove United Methodist Church

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Joan E. Barner Smith, 62 years old, of Newport and formerly of Harrisburg, passed away Saturday December 3, 2016 in the Hershey Medical Center. She was born January 14, 1954 in Harrisburg to Joseph E. and Shirley (Romberger) Durbin, Sr. She was a member of the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church, Newport.
  Joan is survived by her husband, Ronald R. Smith; sons, Johnnie E  Hoffman III of Middletown and Jason E. Hoffman Sr. and wife Monica of North Carolina; mother, Shirley Windowmaker of Harrisburg; brother, Joseph Durbin Jr. of Harrisburg; sisters, Eleanor Yocum  of Blain, Linda Harris of Palmyra and Shirley Miller of Middletown; and grandchildren Jason E. Hoffman Jr., Vanessa E. Hoffman, Madyson P. Hoffman and Darren H,. Hoffman. She was preceded in death by her father.

  Services will be held Saturday, December 10 from the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church, 9000 Creek Road, Newport, Pa. with a viewing from 10 AM until the funeral service at 11 AM. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.



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Skee Derr
   Posted Tue December 13, 2016
To the family of Joan E. (Barner) Smith

We are sincerely sorry to hear of the passing of Joan. We hope you will find peace and strength in your faith, family and friends at this time of loss.

Would a member of the family at a later time please REGISTER Joan so she will also be honored and remembered in the HISTORICAL PRESERVATION RECORD of those who attended JOHN HARRIS HIGH SCHOOL, as she was a cherished member of the “PIONEER” graduating Class of 1972.

Please go to www.johnharrishighschool.ORG and submit the information for JOAN using the REGISTER page. Please feel free to register all other family members who attended Harris or any city school as well, living or deceased.

God Bless…..JHHS Classmates

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