Ronald E. Smith (1926 - 2015)

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Ronald E. Smith, 89, Summerville, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Penn Highlands Health Center in DuBois (formerly Dubois Regional Medical Center).
Born July 23, 1926, in Baxter, he was the son of the late Harold C. and Florence Morrison Smith. Ronald married Florence Shilling on Feb. 4, 1948.
Ronald was employed in the clay mines at Glen Gery Brick, (formerly Hanley Brick), in Summerville, where he retired in October of 1988.
He was an avid hunter and Pittsburgh Pirate fan.
Ronald was a veteran of U.S. Army, having served in World War II.
Ronald was a member of the Church of Christ in Summerville.
Along with his wife, Ronald is survived by a son, Robert (Doris) Smith of DuBois; a daughter, Susan (David) Stiteler of Indiana, PA; four brothers: Jack of Brookville, Jim of Summerville, Dean (Pauline) of Summerville, and Eddie (Virginia) of Corsica; six grandchildren: Jeffery Smith, Melissa Bender, Lori Stevens, Megan Fisher, Jason Smith, and Travis Stiteler; and six great-grandchildren: Jessica and Morgan Stevens, Alyssa and Cameron Bender, and Andrew Fisher and Colton Stiteler.
Ronald was also preceded in death by three sisters: Elsie, Frances and Evelyn; and four brothers: Junior, Leroy, Lloyd and Dan.
Friends were received Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at the Furlong Funeral Home, Gregory K. Furlong FD, 50 Broad Street in Summerville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday, July 30, 2015) at the Church of Christ in Summerville with Randy Matheny and Larry Krouse officiating. Interment and grave side committal services will follow at the Ohl Cemetery in Beaver Twp., Jefferson County.
Memorial donations may be made to the Church of Christ, 12514 Harrison St., Summerville, PA. 15864.
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Published in The Courier Express from July 30 to July 31, 2015
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