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Walter R. Smith Jr. Walter R. Smith Jr.

Walter R. Smith Jr.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Walter “Butch” R. Smith Jr., 69, of Catasauqua, died May 4, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Patricia (Hodge) Smith of Catasauqua.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Walter R. Sr. and Grace H. (Geiger) Smith.

He worked for 30 years in the blast furnaces and later as a maintenance electrician for Bethlehem Steel. Most recently, he was a delivery driver for Rahn’s Concrete.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Vincent P. Smith and Dylan P. Smith; two daughters, Vicki C. Bartholomew and her husband Mike and Ashley R. Breinig; a sister, Carol Mortimer and her husband Joshua; and four grandchildren, Rikki, Karissa, Kore and Aaron.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.