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Rachel L. (Alexander) Smith, 79, of Waynesboro, PA, died Tuesday afternoon, May 19, 2020 at Laurel Lakes Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, Chambersburg.  

Born June 1, 1940 in Highfield, MD, she was the daughter of the late John and Lillian Alexander.  

She and her husband, the late Galen A. Smith, Sr., were married on December 20, 1958 in Highfield, MD. Mr. Smith died on May 31, 2018.  

Mrs. Smith was a homemaker who enjoyed crafts, camping, and attending flea markets.  

She is survived by one daughter, April Stoops; one son, Galen A. “Junior” Smith, Jr.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Pete Vessa; and several nieces and nephews.  

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Keith F. “Smitty” Smith; and three sisters.  

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Services will be private at the convenience of the family. 

Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro is handling the arrangements. 

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