Robert “Bob” Duncan Smith, Sr. 86 of New Tripoli passed away on January 3, 2022 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-17th Street in Allentown.
Bob was born in New Haven, CT on March 21, 1935 son of the late Fergus Barron Smith and Nellie (Rice) Smith
Kurpiewski and his late step-father Jake Kurpiewski.
He served in the US Marine Corps as a Jet Mechanic during the Korean War at Guantanamo Bay and during the Vietnam War at Da Nang and Okinawa. He was a Marine for over 30 years and his last tour was at Willow Grove Air Force Base.
He was a machinist for Moore Products.
Survivors: Son Robert Duncan Smith, Jr. husband of Kristin of West Chester, daughters Kathleen A. McQuilken wife of William D. of New Tripoli and Beth Ann Fisher wife of Brian of Pottstown; siblings Arletta LaFontain of New Haven, CT, Richard Smith of Delaware, Ohio and Anna Smith of Gorham, NH; grandchildren Logan, Mckenna, Benjamin, Joshua, Gabrielle, Brianna and Kennedy, one great-granddaughter Bethany.
Viewing & Service: Tuesday January 11, 2022, viewing 10:30AM to 11:30AM followed by the Funeral Service at 11:30AM all at the Sell-Herron Funeral Home 1145 Lehigh Street Allentown, PA 18103. www.Herronfunerealhomes.com
Burial with Military Honors to follow at Washington Crossings National Cemetery 830 Highland Road Newtown, PA 18940.
Contributions: In his memory to Wounded Warrior Project.