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Mark Joseph Smith

February 19, 1953 ~ March 1, 2022 (age 69)

Obituary

Mark Joseph Smith, 69, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at The University of Maryland Capital Regional Health, Largo, MD.

Born February 19, 1953, in Baltimore, MD., he was the son Dr. Joseph Hurst Smith and Mildred L. Fox and the husband of Tammy S. (Yost) Smith.

He was a 1972 graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School, and a graduate of the Hagerstown Business College, both in Hagerstown, MD.

He was a US Navy Veteran and a member of the St. Peter Catholic Church, in Hancock.  He worked in Golf Services and always showed a love for all sports.

He was a 1966 1st Place winner of The Ford Punt Pass and Kick competitions.

He was a member of the Pen-Mar Jaycees and the Maryland Militia #373, where he served as Past President.

He was active with the Lions International. He was a member of the Hancock Lioness Lions Club, a Past President of the West Hagerstown Lions Club and a Melvin Jones Life Achievement recipient.

In addition to his wife of 22 years, he is survived by two sons, Eric J. Smith, and wife Jill, of Ft. Loudon, PA., and Branden S. Smith, of Hancock, MD., one daughter, Stacy M. Smith of Hagerstown, MD., and one step-grandson, Cyruss Boyer, of Shippensburg, PA.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 6, 2022, 4:00-8:00 p.m. and Monday, March 7, 2022, 10:00-11:00 a.m., at Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main Street, Hancock, MD 21750.  Funeral service will be held Monday, March 7, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Deacon James Mason will officiate.  Burial will follow service at St. Peter Catholic Church Cemetery, 16 E. High Street, Hancock.  Military honors by Tri-State Honor Guard.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, MD. Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.grovefh.com

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 6, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Grove Funeral Home
141 West Main Street
Hancock, MD 21750

Visitation
Monday
March 7, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Grove Funeral Home
141 West Main Street
Hancock, MD 21750

Funeral Service
Monday
March 7, 2022

11:00 AM
Grove Funeral Home
141 West Main Street
Hancock, MD 21750

Interment following funeral service
Monday
March 7, 2022

St. Peter Catholic Church
16 East High Street
Hancock, MD 21750

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