Janet Ruth (Darr) Smith

October 6, 2019


     Janet Ruth Smith, of New Bethlehem, passed away Sunday morning, October 6, 2019 at her home following a lengthy illness.

    Born in New Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late William and Myrtle Cramer Darr.

    She married Donald Smith and he preceded her in death in 2010.

     Janet was a housewife and a mother.

    Survivors include her daughter, Pam Troup and a stepson, Ed George and his wife, Gina, all of New Bethlehem; one granddaughter, Bridgette Asti of St. Marys and three great grandchildren:  Mason Miller, Zachery Asti and Jackie Smith Mays.

    Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews and her dog, Peanut.

     In addition to her parents and husband, Janet was preceded in death by an infant son, Ricky Wayne Miller; son, Roger Lee Miller; grandson, Rick Miller; two brothers:  Clifford and John Darr; four sisters:  Clodie Crissman, Evelyn Craig, Bula Hawk and Kathryn Truitt and a son-in-law, John Troup.

     A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service chapel, 233 Penn Street, New Bethlehem.

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Memorial Service
October 12, 2019

1:00 PM
Rupert Funeral Home and Cremation Service
233 & 301 Penn Street
New Bethlehem, PA 16242

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