Laird M. Schmoke
Laird M. Schmoke, 63, of (Parsonville) Houtzdale, PA died on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at UPMC Altoona Hospital in Altoona, PA.
Born on April 1, 1953 in Renovo, PA he was the son of the late Gerald McGonigal & Edna O. (Schmoke) Summerson. He married Sandra J. (Webster) Schmoke on November 22, 1997 in Parsonville, she survives at home.
He was a retired truck driver for Genna Ice in Philipsburg, PA and was a 1972 graduate of the West Branch High School. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, trapping and farming.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step-father Glenn B. Summerson.
Along with his wife he is survived by: four sons, Billy J. Bratton & his wife Pam of Allport, PA, Bobby J. Bratton of West Decatur, PA, John T. Bratton of Philipsburg, PA and Hunter M. Schmoke at home; five sisters, Linda Summerson of Philipsburg, PA, Cindy Summerson Colorado Springs, CO, Mary Johnson & her husband Tom of Curwensville, PA, Tracy Perryman & her husband Jesse of Bellefonte, PA and Melissa McCracken & her husband Ron of Woodland, PA; and two brothers, Andy Summerson & his wife JoAnn of Osceola Mills, PA and Sgt. Neil Summerson & his wife Penny of Geronimo, OK. He is also survived by three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
At Laird’s request there will be no viewing or funeral services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.
Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, PA is in charge of the arrangements.
To sign the online guestbook go to: www.heathfuneral.com