Anna Smoyer

Obituary of Anna Mae Smoyer

Anna Mae (Davenport) Smoyer, 78, passed away on October 20, 2021, at her home in Thornhurst Township, PA. She was the wife of Donald Harvey Smoyer, Jr., with whom she shared 54 years of marriage.


Born in Girardville, PA, on December 19, 1942, Anna was the daughter of the late Walter T. Davenport and Minnie E. (Shoup) Davenport.


Anna attended Pottsgrove High School, and worked as a nurse aide for Pennhurst Hospital until she retired in 1986. Anna loved decorating her home for every holiday, but her favorite holiday to celebrate was Christmas! Anna’s greatest memories came from the time she spent with her grandchildren, whom she absolutely adored. They will miss her deeply. 


In addition to her husband, Anna is lovingly remembered by her sons, Joseph (& Kelly) Smoyer, Donald (& Lisa) Smoyer, and Walter (& Erin) Smoyer; her grandchildren, Amanda, Alexis, Kira, Aidan, Cody, and Tanner; her sister, Susan Buckingham; and her brother, Ronald Davenport, Sr.


In addition to her parents, Anna is predeceased by her siblings, Walter Davenport, Jr., Elizabeth Amsler, Cathryn Weller, and Mary Hatfield.


A viewing will take place on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anna’s memory to the American Heart Association at