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Pong Yong "Penny" Smith


1932 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Pong Yong "Penny" Smith Obituary
Pong Yong "Penny" Smith, ascended into eternal life on September 10, 2018. Penny was born in Osaka-fu, Japan, on June 25, 1932. She was the daughter of South Korean Parents, father, Neung Yong PAK and mother, Kwon Ie Lee.

Penny was fluent in Korean, Japanese, and English languages. Pong Yong became a Naturalized Citizen of the United States of America on August 27, 1970 in Concord, N.H.

Penny was preceded into Heaven by her wonderful and loving husband, Frank Tice Smith, in November 2000 and by an infant son in September 1963.

Penny is survived by her loving daughter, Cathie Dombkowski and son-in-law Ronald Dombkowski of Waterford, Pa. Penny is further survived by the greatest joys of her life, her grandsons Ronnie Dombkowski II, Anthony Dombkowski, and Christopher Dombkowski; her very special great-grandsons, Xavier "Big Comie" Dombkowski and Vincent "Baby Comie" Dombkowski. She is also survived by many relatives in South Korea, and a very dear friend, Pong Kibbee of Keene, N.H.

A private service will be held at Waterford Cemetery with the Reverend Gregory Passauer.

Memorials may be made to the American Kidney Foundation or the .

Askins Cremation Funeral Services, 8354 Wattsburg Rd., Erie, PA 16509 is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Published in the Erie Times-News on Sept. 16, 2018
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