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Hilda Pearl “Skip” Smith Volkert, 79, of Cape Coral, FL passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019.
She was a native of Lehighton, PA and a Graduate of the National School of Nursing, Phildelphia, PA and served on the Lehighton High School Scholarship Committee.
Survivors include her husband Kenneth Carl Volkert, daughter Jody (Kelly) Kingsley, granddaughter Michelle Miller of Lehighton, PA; grandson Dennis M. Hicks Philadelphia, PA and brother Walter P. (Carol) Smith of Lehighton, PA; 6 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a grandson Richard K. Hicks.
Her favorite Prayer was the Prayer of St. Francis:
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me bring love. Where there is offense, let me bring pardon. Where there is discord, let me bring union. Where there is error, let me bring truth. Where there is doubt, let me bring faith. Where there is despair, let me bring hope. Where there is darkness, let me bring your light. Where there is sadness, let me bring joy.
O Master, let me not seek as much to be consoled as to console, to be understood as to understand, to be loved as to love, for it is in giving that one receives, it is in self-forgetting that one finds, it is in pardoning that one is pardoned, it is in dying that one is raised to eternal life.
Services will be hled at a later date.
Family and friends may sign the guest register or leave a condolence message by visiting www.baldwincremation.com. Affordable Cremations by Baldwin Brothers.