Bom-Wrapper

Shirley Smith

Shirley Smith

Sunday, August 14th, 1938 Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Shirley Smith, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Shirley Smith.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Shirley's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Shirley's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Obituary for Shirley J. Smith (Hilbert)

Shirley J. Smith, 82, of Ontelaunee Twp., passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 in Maidencreek Place. She was the wife of Russell L. Smith. They were married on March 1, 1964 and celebrated fifty-six years of marriage.
Born at home in Topton, she was the daughter of the late Earl F. and Marie K. (Levan) Hilbert. She was a graduate of the first graduating class of Brandywine Heights High School; and also graduated from Bryland Cosmetology School. Shirley first worked as a hairdresser for two years and then worked for Purling Knitting Mills, Reading, for ten years. She last worked at Berks Heim for twenty-two years, mostly in the canteen, until her retirement. Shirley enjoyed visiting her waitress friends at Crossroads Restaurant, crossword puzzles, going to casinos, and puppy sitting for her grand-dogs. She was an avid Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan. Shirley especially enjoyed taking care of her husband Russell.
Shirley is survived by one daughter: Kelly R. (Smith), wife of Bryan C. Jackson, Boyertown; son-in-law: Kevin Zimmerman, and his wife Donna, Mohrsville; one brother: Clyde G. Hilbert and his wife Sally, Mertztown; and niece: Joni Hilbert-Hess, wife of Dave Hess, Lititz. She was predeceased by her daughter: Carol A. (Smith) Zimmerman, who died March 20, 2017.
Services will be held on Monday at 12:00 noon from Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., 223 Peach Street, Leesport. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery of Bowers. A viewing will be held in the funeral home Monday 11:00 am to 12:00 noon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Hillside SPCA, 51 SPCA Road, Pottsville, PA 17901. For online condolences, please visit, www.leibenspergerfuneralhomes.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Shirley J. Smith (Hilbert), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Shirley

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc.*
    223 Peach Street
    LEESPORT, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, September 28th, 2020
    11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc.*
    223 Peach Street
    LEESPORT, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, September 28th, 2020
    12:00pm
    Officiant
    Rev. Jane Kropa
  • Interment

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 |
    Union Cemetery of Bowers
    Old Bowers Road
    BOWERS, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, September 28th, 2020

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Shirley. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo or video to your condolence?

No video recorded.

Provide comfort for the family of Shirley J. Smith (Hilbert) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Shirley J. Smith (Hilbert) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist

Make Memories Last

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Shirley here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Loading...

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Share by: