Calling Hours:
Saturday, August 6, 2022, 9:00-9:45am
Roth Library at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
1 Trinity Place, Greenville, PA

Memorial Service:
Saturday, August 6, 2022, 10:00am
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
1 Trinity Place, Greenville, PA
Rev. Brenda Martin, Pastor, officiating

Inurnment will be in the columbarium of the church.

Gerald D. “Jerry” Smith, age 64, of Clinton St., Greenville, passed away Wednesday morning, July 27, 2022 in his residence.

He was born in Greenville on May 6, 1958 to Stanley E. and Mary K. (Llewellyn) Smith. Jerry was a 1976 graduate of Reynolds High School, obtained his Associates Degree in Business Administration from Penn State Shenango in 1982, and later received his certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse from the Mercer County Career Center. He had been currently employed for over the past fifteen years as an L.P.N. at Avalon Springs in Mercer. Jerry had previously been employed in the Human Resources Department of Combined Tactical and had also worked in the Payroll Department at St. Paul’s.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Greenville, where he had been employed at one time as the Sexton of the church. Jerry was an avid reader and also enjoyed cycling and cooking. His true passion was sailing which he did for many years on Pymatuning Lake and the Chesapeake Bay.

He is survived by his two brothers, David W. Smith of Allentown, PA and Richard E. Smith of Greenville, three nieces, Tammy Smith-McConnor, Katie Smith-Bernard and Bethany Smith, a nephew, Steven Smith, two great nieces and five great nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother, Frederick Smith, a niece, Heidi Smith and a sister-in-law, Deborah Smith.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1 Trinity Place, Greenville, PA 16125. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.



  1. Nan Peterman Nan Peterman
    July 30, 2022    

    I worked with Jerry at Avalon Springs. We had some great talks. He will be greatly missed by many. I will ge OOT when his service is. Many thoughts & prayers to the family.

  2. Donna Campbell Donna Campbell
    July 30, 2022    

    Hey Jerry. You seriously was one of the best nurses i worked with. Graduated high school, worked 3 years with you. Had some great chats. Thanks for being who you was.

  3. Barb Yesko Allen Barb Yesko Allen
    July 30, 2022    

    Oh my Gosh I am so sorry. Jerry and I would yak very time we saw each other, which was often. We were the same age. It will be difficult to not be able to see him again. Prayers to your Family.

  4. Mary Ella Young Mary Ella Young
    July 30, 2022    

    Dear Dave and Rick,
    We are so sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. May God comfort you in this difficult time. Our prayers are with you and your families.
    Ray and Mary Ella

  5. Penny King Penny King
    July 30, 2022    

    I worked with Gerry. He was a caring person and nurse. You will be missed.

  6. Laura Monteson Laura Monteson
    July 31, 2022    

    I believe I was in a keypunch class with Jerry at Mercer County Vo Tech back in 1978. We also went on one date. I remember him as a very nice guy. RIP Gerry.

  7. Bonnie & Clyde Anderson Bonnie & Clyde Anderson
    July 31, 2022    

    We’d like to offer condolences to Family and Friends of Jerry Smith. Keep the good times and memories close to Your hearts. Bonnie & Clyde

  8. Debbie and Larry McConnell Debbie and Larry McConnell
    August 1, 2022    

    Rick and Dave and family….so sorry to hear of Your brother’s passing….so sad and so young. He was a very nice person. May the memories you shared together bring you comfort at thus difficult time. You and your families will be in my thoughts and prayers

  9. Evelyn Johnson Evelyn Johnson
    August 3, 2022    

    David, Rick and family….my sincerest sympathy in the passing of Jerry. May your memories you shared bring comfort to all at this difficult time. You and your families will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Kathy and Ron Green Kathy and Ron Green
    August 6, 2022    

    So hard to lose a brother. I have been praying that your family finds comfort.

  11. Mary L Campbell Rice Mary L Campbell Rice
    August 6, 2022    

    I attended Penn State with Jerry, and we were in an accounting study group. He was a special friend and a great support to me for many years. We lost contact but I have very special memories of Jerry, a great person. Blessing and Prayers.

  12. Karen Galus Karen Galus
    August 6, 2022    

    I am so sorry. I was planning on attending services this morning but tested positive for Covid.
    I worked with Jerry at St. Paul’s years ago. We had some great times. I would see him every so often at Walmart or Sheetz he was always the same old Jerry. What a shock. Going to miss seeing you Jerry ❤️

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