Michael B. Smolko, beloved dad and grandpa, passed away March 1, 2015. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring with Eddy Pitchford officiating.|
He was born in Jessup, Penn. May 27, 1929, to Michael G. Smolko and Catherine Hodorovich. During his 20-year career in the United States Air Force, he was stationed at Webb AFB, where he met and married the former Doris Morrison.
Survived by a brother, Joseph, and sister, Elizabeth, he was the oldest of six children. He was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Eugene, and one sister, Mary.
Michael is also survived by his three children, Susan Hinton, Janet Paige and Michael Smolko III, his son-in-law, Rodney Paige, and his three grandchildren, Nolan and Callie Paige and Lacey Hinton.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences may be made at: www.npwelch.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on Mar. 4, 2015