Kenneth L. Smeal, Sr.
Kenneth L. Smeal, Sr. passed into Eternal Rest on August 20, 2020 at his home and was surrounded by his loving family.
Born on December 7, 1936 in Glen Hope, PA he was the son of the late Leonard and Mary Ada (Williams) Smeal. He married Joann M. (Custred) Smeal on December 19, 1958 in Houtzdale, PA.
He was of the United Methodist Faith.
He was retired from the PA Department of Transportation as a surveyor and was a 1955 graduate of the Moshannon Joint High School.
Kenneth was a member of: the Osceola Mills Lodge #515 F & A M; the Altoona Consistory; the Houtzdale Lions Club; a life time member of the Houtzdale Fire Company and a past member of the Houtzdale Ramey EMS.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son-in-law Richard L. Shick, Jr.
Along with his wife he is survived by: one daughter, Karen Shick of Mahaffey, PA; two sons, Kenneth L. Smeal, Jr. & his wife Laurie of Philipsburg, PA and John P. Smeal & his wife Jody of Houtzdale, PA; one brother, Calvin Smeal & his wife Connie of Madera, PA; his five grandchildren who called him Pap, Adam Smeal & his wife Annie, Jennifer Nelson & her husband Kirk, Dr. Molly Smeal & her fiance Keller Romer, Tiffany Smeal and Jonna Smeal. Kenneth was anxiously awaiting for his first great-grandchild, baby boy Nelson to arrive in November. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews whose presence always brightened his day.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.
At Kenneth’s request there will be no viewing or visitation, a private Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Houtzdale-Ramey EMS, 816 Elizabeth Street, Houtzdale, PA 16651.
Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC in Osceola Mills, PA is in charge of the arrangements.
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