Matthew J. Smith

Matthew J. Smith of Lancaster, PA  died unexpectedly on July 26, 2022.  He was the son of the late John R. Smith and Maureen E. Smith.  He was born in Toledo, OH on August 20, 1961.  Matt graduated from Hempfield High School in 1979.
He was an extremely hard worker and was employed at various businesses throughout his life.  Whether installing security systems, laying flooring or tending bar, he took great pride in his work.
Matt enjoyed watching all types of sports, especially his favorite Cleveland teams, the Browns and the Guardians, as well as the Ohio State Buckeyes.  He was a dog lover and car enthusiast.  He loved family trips to Bethany Beach and Virginia Beach.
Matt will be remembered as kind and generous, and just an all around nice guy.
He is survived by Denise Gerdeman (Dave), Canton, OH; Stacy Brinkley (Arthur), Richmond, VA; Julie Guerin (Jim), Lancaster, PA; Marty Smith (Alison), Ardmore, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The service will be private.
Rest in Peace, Matt.  We love you.
Cremation Services of Lancaster – 717-Cremate

Condolence Messages

  1. Dear Smith family. My love and sympathy to all. I will always remember him with fond memories growing up in Milll Creek Estates!! May peace be with you all!!

  2. Kelly Cunningham

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Matt’s family and friends. He was such a great guy. He will be missed!

  3. My Sympathy to friends and family, Rest Easy Matt

  4. Shirley A Bien

    May he rest in Peace now, and God Bless him and his family

  5. A kind man who I enjoyed whenever I was in his company . Rest in peace my friend !

  6. Thoughts and prayers to Matt’s family & friends. Matt was such a great guy!! He put up with all of us crazies!! Miss ya guy!!! Be in Peace!!

  7. You are gonna be missed Matt💖💖

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