Frederick Merle Smith, 98, of Monroeville, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014.
He was the beloved husband of the late Meta (Schwartz) Smith; loving father of David (the late Carol) Smith, Melvin (Kathleen) Smith of Meadville and Victoria (Mark) Risko; 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; brother of Evelyn Merritt, Beatrice (Merle) McWilliams, Felix Reichart Jr., Robert Smith, Richard Smith, Dorothy Armel, Helen Ohmes, and the late Elizabeth Bennett, Gerald Reichart, Donald Smith, Theodore Smith, Wilber Smith, Francis Smith, Arlene Miller and Margie Stedman.
Arrangements are by Jobe Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. (Monroeville/Plum Chapel). A celebration of life event will be held May 3 starting at 4 p.m. at the family residence, 1222 Old Concord Road, Monroeville. A memorial service will also take place at Venango Cemetery at a future date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rite for Harvest, Gwen Smith, P.O. Box 487, Monument, Colo. 80132.
Condolences may be sent at jobefuneralhome.com.