Russell G. Smith

Russell G. Smith, age 76, of Enola, passed away November 11, 2016 at West Shore Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 10, 1940 in Harrisburg. He was the son of the late Russell and Anna Mae (Frischkorn) Smith.

He is survived by his wife Betsy J (Minnich) Smith, and daughters Pamela J (Smith) Prugh and husband Brad of Nazareth, and Jill M. (Smith) Barrick and husband David of Carlisle. He is also survived by grandchildren Hunter and Blake Barrick and Sara and Adam Prugh.

   Russell was a graduate of Enola High School. He was retired from TRW and Chromalloy in Harrisburg. He was a lifelong member of Enola Emmanuel UM Church and former church trustee. He was a life member of the NRA, Mechanicsburg Sportsman's Club, and the Carlisle Fish and Game. He was a Cumberland County Republican Committeeman. Russell was also a Veteran of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

   Services will be held at Enola Emmanuel UM Church Friday, November 18, 2016 at 10:30AM with Pastor Eugene Liddick officiating. A viewing will be held from 9AM~10:30AM on Friday at the church. Interment will be at the New Bloomfield Cemetery. Donations can be made to Hospice of Central PA: 1320 Linglestown Rd Harrisburg PA 17110 or Enola Emmanuel UM Church 22 Salt Rd Enola 17025.

The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Smith family.



Mr. Smith was kind, thoughtful, humorous and well-loved. Heaven received a great husband, father and grandfather. Sending our love and prayers to you all.


We are thinking of you all and keeping you in our prayers.
May all of your beautiful family memories bring you many smiles and peace now and always.
Jason, Christa Fritz and family


My sympathy to Betsy & family. We lost a great man. With love, hugs & prayers, Cousin Karen


Please know Betsy, that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
With my deepest sympathy, Barb


My sympathy and many hugs to your family Betsy. I had the pleasure of meeting him, working with him, and best of all, getting to know him. What a great man, loving, funny, and right to the point! I shall never forget our friendship. Fly high Russ! With love, Dee


I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Russ. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this trying time. May God bless you and be your guide in the days to come. Ginnie


Thank You everyone for your kind words and condolences. It is comforting to know that Dad was so well liked and well remembered.

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