Born in Fombell on May 25, 1934 Donald was the son of the late Leroy “Teddy” and Frances Steffler Smith. He was married to the former Beverly Dudo Smith for 34 years. He had retired from the B&W where he worked at both the Beaver Falls and Koppel plants. For most of his life he enjoyed working on his family’s farm in Fombell.
He is survived by 6 children, Traci Quigley of New Castle, Rhonda Matthews of Wayne Twp., David Smith of Pittsburgh, Donald Smith of Plain Grove, Lea Ann Kuth of Harmony and Rae Lynn Smith of New Wilmington, 3 sisters, Nellie “Eleanor” Shaffer, Bertha Smith and Linda Matheny all of Fombell, 12 Grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Donald was preceded in death by a son, Darren Smith, a brother, David Smith and a sister, Berdella “Birdie” Smith.
Friends may call at the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 97 Grim Avenue, Ellport on Thursday, Janury 29, 2015 from 6 to 8 PM where a Funeral Service will be offered at 8 PM by Rev. Elizabeth Wallace. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery.
You may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, or send condolences online at http://www.tomonfuneralhome.com