OBITUARY

Elmer "Snuffy" E. Smitley

September 28, 1930March 18, 2019
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Elmer E. “Snuffy” Smitley, 88 of Waynesburg, died Monday, March 18, 2019. He was born September 28, 1930 in Mather, a son of the late Calvin and Emily Schmidtke Smitley. Mr. Smitley attended Jefferson schools and served in the United States Army. He was a retired coal miner form Gateway Coal Company and a member of the United Mine Workers of America. On January 14, 1972 he married Patty Lea Funk, who survives. Also surviving are four children, Connie (Robert) Nyswaner of Clarksville, Lonnetta (Jess) Pitcock of Waynesburg, Roxanna Nelson of Washington, and Rheanna (Rick) Shaffer of Waynesburg; seven grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren. Deceased are a daughter, Shelley Snyder, a son, Ronald “Jake” Smitley; a grandson, Philip Nelson Jr.; three brothers, Herb, Art and William Smitley; five sisters, Emily “Toots” Henrish, Wilma Havanis, JoAnn Paulson, Pauline Burich, and Gert Krieger.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 22, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 23, 2019
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Elmer "Snuffy" E. Smitley

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Joe and Jeanne Katruska

March 21, 2019

Sending our heartfelt condolences and love to Connie, Rachelle, Shaun and families. I know Joelle sure will miss her visits with him.

Tazz Shaffer

March 20, 2019

Rheanna,

Sorry to hear about Snuffy's passing. My condolences to you and your family.

Billie Shultz

March 20, 2019

My sympathy for Pat and the family. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

bob & norma jean santella & stickles

March 20, 2019

Sorry for your loss, our condolences are with you all.

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Joelle teasing her Great Grandfather!

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Joelle teasing her Great Grandfather!

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