Irvin B. Smith Jr.

Irvin B. Smith Jr.

Irvin B. Smith Jr., 87, of Albion, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2023 at St. Vincent Hospital.  He was born April 13, 1935 in Erie, son of the late Irvin and Agnes Smith.  Irvin served with the US Marine Corps during the Korean War.  He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Albion.  He enjoyed draft horses and driving school bus.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Charlene Schwartz, his second wife, Patricia Smith, a grandson, Joshua Benton, and a sister, Edith.  He is survived by seven children, Terry Nearhoof (Linda) of Erie, Wendy Pearson (Dave) of Tampa, FL, Karen Randall (Gary) of Albion, Frank Sikora (Wendy) of Albion, Robert Sikora of Cranesville, Lisa Sikora (Chuck) of Albion, Deana Brockett of Albion.  Also surviving are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 11am at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 180 East State Street, Albion, with Fr. Marc Solomon officiating.  Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery, Wellsburg.  The Mattera Funeral Home, 188 East State Street, Albion, is handling the funeral arrangements.  To light a memory candle or leave a condolence, please visit 


Left by  “James and Margaret Schiavone” on 01/27/2023

Thoughts and prayers .

Left by  “BILLY & MOMMA” on 01/23/2023


Left by  “John & Wanda Bastuk” on 01/23/2023

Sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Left by  “Bonnie Victor ” on 01/23/2023

Sorry for your loss. Prayers sent your way.

Left by  “Marilyn Randall ” on 01/23/2023

Sorry for your loss. I will always remember him as a funny, jolly and jokester person.

Left by  “Roger and Sue Sherman ” on 01/23/2023

Sorry for your loss. He was a very kind person to all who knew him . RIP

Left by  “Doug and sally Dobson” on 01/21/2023

Thoughts and Prayers sent your way Smitty was great neighbor

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