Jennie Elizabeth Smeltzer
was born on 31 August 1881. She was the daughter of Philip Daniel Smeltzer
and Sarah Susan Leibhart
. Jennie Elizabeth Smeltzer married Irvin B. Kinard
on 10 July 1912. Jennie Elizabeth Smeltzer married Harry E. "Pat" Dellinger
. Jennie Elizabeth Smeltzer died on 5 January 1944 at Columbia Hospital, Columbia, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
, at age 62. She was New Tag Obituary from an undated York newspaper:
"DELLINGER - On Jan. 5, 1944, at 9:30 p.m. at the Columbia hospital, Mrs. Jennie Elizabeth Smeltzer Dellinger, wife of Harry Dellinger, Wrightsville R.D. 1, near Craley, age 63 years, 4 months and 5 days.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Saturday at 1 p.m. at the F.B. Olewiler Funeral home, Red Lion, with concluding services at Springville church, near Craley. Interment in Craley cemetery.
Friends may call at the Olewiler Funeral home Friday, 7 to 9 p.m."
Obituary from another York newspaper:
"Mrs. Harry Dellinger
CRALEY, - Jennie Elizabeth Smeltzer Dellinger, wife of Harry Dellinger, Wrightsville R.D. 1, near here, died yesterday at 9:30 p.m. at the Columbia hospital. Death was caused by complication of diseases. She was 63 years of age.
Mrs. Dellinger was a member of Springvale church, near here. Besides her husband she leaves four daughters, Mrs. Paul Bayman, East Prospect; Mrs. George Keller, Wrightsville R.D. 1; Mrs. Dale Smith, York, and Mrs. Clarence Bowman, at home; a son, Raymond Kinard this place; eight grandchildren; six sisters, Mrs. Henry Snell; Mrs. Minnie Smeltzer and Mrs. James Baughman all of York; Mrs. William Olewiler and Mrs. Charles Ruby, both of Wrightsville R.D. 1 and three brothers, the Rev. D.P. Smeltzer, Hubbsville, Md; Hubbard Smeltzer, Wrightsville and Elwood Smeltzer, Windsor.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the F.B. Olewiler Funeral home, Red Lion, with concluding rites at Springvale church, near here. The Rev. J.F. Dauberman, pastor of the local Evangelical church, with officiated. Interment will be in Craley cemetery."
In January 1944 at York Co., Pennsylvania
. She was buried on 8 January 1944 at Craley Cemetery, York Co., Pennsylvania
; Funeral notice from a York newspaper:
"Mrs. Henry Dellinger
CRALEY, Jan. 10 - Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Elizabeth Dellinger, wife of Harry Dellinger, Wrightsville R.D. 1, near here, who died at the Columbia hospital Wednesday, were held Saturday afternoon at the F.B. Olewiler funeral home in Red Lion, with concluding services in the Springville church. The Rev. J.F. Dauberman, pastor of Craley Evangelical church, officiated, assisted by William Kopp, of the Springville church. The church choir sang 'Does Jesus Care?' 'In the Land Where We Will Never Grow Old' and 'Good Nigh and Good Morning.' Pallbearers were Clarence Bowman, Dale Smith, Paul Bayman, Hubbard Smeltzer, the Daniel Smeltzer and Elwood Smeltzer. Interment was in Craley cemetery."