Vernetta M. Irwin

Vernetta M. Irwin

Vernetta M. Irwin, 85, of Peach Bottom, PA, passed away on March 5, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late David Irwin, Sr., who died in 2012. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Rosetta Bates Smith.

A homemaker, Vernetta enjoyed traveling and camping trips with her husband and family. She was a member of Living Stones Vineyard Church, Wakefield.

She is survived by four children, Dale Irwin (Terry), Conowingo, MD, Paul Irwin (Della), Lancaster, Donna ­Jennings (George Miller), Rising Sun, MD and Evelma Poston (Dave), Peach Bottom; 20 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Patsy and Dolores. She was preceded in death by two sons, David, Jr. and Robert Irwin.

Relatives and friends are invited to Vernetta's Life Celebration on Monday at 11:00 AM at Smedley Funeral Home, 29 N. Gay St., Marietta. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery. Viewing will be at Smedley's on Monday from 10:00 AM until time of service.

Please omit flowers. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American ­Cancer Society, 314 Good Dr., Lancaster, PA 17603. To share your fondest memories of Vernetta, please visit:

29 North Gay St.

Marietta, PA 17547


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29 N. Gay Street
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