Donald Edward Smitley

Donald Edward Smitley of Dunbar, PA, went to be with his Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at home.He was born April 25, 1956 in Connellsville, PA, son of the late Howard R. Smitley and Betty Klink Smitley.Don was a wonderful husband, father, brother, & friend.He was a Union Secretary of the former Foseco Corp., a member of the Old Time Fiddlers, Irishtown Sportsman Club, Dunbar Boys Blue Grass Band, & a member & superintendant of Pechin Chapel.He worked as a lift operator for Sony.Surviving are his wife, Judi Uher Smitley and daughter, Jennifer Gelsick & husband, Mikey of St. Marys, PA, & brother, Rick Smitley of Mt. Pleasant.He was preceded in death by father-in-law & mother-in-law, Edward & Grace Uher.Friends will be received 2-9, Thursday, & noon-9, Friday in the Burhans-Crouse Funeral Home, 28 Connellsville St., Dunbar. Additional visitation in Pechin Chapel, Dunbar, Saturday from 10-11, the hour of service with Pastor Chris Varney, Pastor Lee Maley, & Pastor Tim Smitley officiating. Please go directly to the church.Interment will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.