John Douglas Smithling

August 23, 1946March 11, 2018

John D. Smithling beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on March 11, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. John was born in Utica, New York to the late Ralph and Henrietta Smithling.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, devoted wife, Darlene Smithling, daughter Lori (Brian) Giernacky and two precious grandchildren, Titus and Tessa Giernacky; siblings, Marilyn (Gene) Corridori, Mary Randall, Karen Zayas, Warren Smithling and Kenneth (Ann) Smithling.

A memorial will take place at 6:30 p.m. on March 19, 2018 at Heritage Pentecostal Church, 2950 Monica Dr. W, Colorado Springs, Colorado.


  • Darlene Smithling, Wife
  • Lori (Brian) Giernacky, Daughter
  • Marilyn (Gene) Corridori, Sister
  • Mary Randall, Sister
  • Karen Zayas, Sister
  • Warren Smithling, Brother
  • Kenneth (Ann) Smithling, Brother
  • Grandchildren Titus and Tessa Giernacky


  • Memorial Service Monday, March 19, 2018

John Douglas Smithling

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Linda Peterburs

March 15, 2018

Thanks for all the great dinners John!
Your quirky sense of humor and good nature will be missed.


Linda Peterburs