Larry W. “Buck” Smith, 81, of Latrobe (Unity Twp.), passed away Sunday, Mar. 19, 2023, at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Nov 11, 1941, in Greensburg, to the late Elwood and Mabel (Fisher) Smith. Larry served his country as a member of the U.S. Army. He was the owner of Larry Smith and Son Sanitation for many years. Larry was a member of Our Lady of Grace Church, Greensburg; and he enjoyed Trap shooting and hunting. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Stanley Mull, Richard Smith; a half-brother Glenn Corley and a nephew, Randy Smith. He is survived by his wife of 58 1/2 years, Angeline M. (Scardina) Smith; two sons, Roger W. Smith (Lisa El Harem) of Acme and Martin Smith (Terri Hauser) of Latrobe; one grandson, Collin Smith of Latrobe; a brother, Elwood Smith (Bernetta) of Greensburg; a half-brother, Don Corley of Bedford; two sisters, Barbara Jane Smith of New Stanton, and Carol Mihaly of Enon Valley; as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 23, 2023, at the FREDERICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650. Additional visitation will take place on Friday, Mar. 24, 2023, in Our Lady of Grace Church from 9 to 10 a.m. with a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. with Fr. Daniel L. Blout as celebrant. Everyone is asked to go directly to the church. Entombment will be at Greensburg Catholic Cemetery, Greensburg. Those wishing to wear a mask are welcome to do so at the funeral home, the Church and cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations in Larry’s name be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Our Lady of Grace Church, 1011 Mt Pleasant Rd, Greensburg, PA 15601. To send condolences, please visit www.FrederickFuneralHome.com.
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