HOLLIDAYSBURG — SMILNAK – George F., 82, Hollidaysburg, died unexpectedly Monday, April 8, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born Dec. 14, 1930, in Lilly, to John and Mary (Zurilla) Smilnak. He married Hermina (Utzman) Susa on April 9, 1960, in Virginia. Her date of death was March 21, 2007, having shared nearly 48 years of marriage. Survived by daughters, JoAnn Goodwin (Rodney), Napa, Calif.; Sherri Fidel (Eric), Youngville, Calif.; and Constance Sweat (Daniel), Duncansville; sons, Robert Susa (Eileen), Napa, Calif.; and James Smilnak (Karen) and Thomas Smilnak (Barbara), all of Hollidaysburg; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters, Delores Hollop, Portage; and Helen Smetana, Puritan. Preceded in death by son, Ernest Susa; sisters, Agnes Lescznske and Frances George; and brothers, John, Michael and Andrew. Graduate of Lilly High School, Class of 1948. He retired from ConRail as a welder after 42 years of service. He attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg. His significant interests included woodworking and fishing. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, Father Anthony J. Legarski. Committal, Corpus Christi Cemetery, Dunlo. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg. (wwwsorgefuneralhome.com)
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