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Ronald L. Smock

August 15, 1947 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 73)


Ronald L. Smock, 73, of Bethel Township, died Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Born August 15, 1947, in Kittanning, he was a son of the late Donald and Goldie (Fennell) Smock.

He was employed by Klingensmith's Drug Stores for many years.

Ron loved to travel, and his biggest joy in life came from his family: his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and his dog, whose name is simply "Dog".   Ron was well-known for always being happy.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda (Smeltzer) Smock; two daughters, Rhonda (Daniel) Petras of Ford City, and Tammy Heeter and her fiance, Bruce Dowling, of Ford City; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren (plus one on the way), and a sister, Patricia (Richard) Lemmon of Cadogan, PA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Shawna Lynn Petrosky.

At Mr. Smock's request, the family will have a private viewing and service.  Arrangements are in the care of Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City.  To share memories or condolences, please visit www.welchfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to one of the following:

     The Shawna Petrosky Memorial Scholarship Fund
     c/o Armstrong County Community Foundation
     22C South Jefferson Street, Suite B
     Kittanning, PA 16201

     Butler City Church
     311 Second Street
     Butler, PA 16001


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