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Ralph A. Smith

June 9, 1943 ~ March 12, 2018 (age 74)

Ralph A. Smith, 74 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully on Monday, March 12, 2018 in St. Clair Hospital.

He was born on June 9, 1943 in Canonsburg to Ralph and Anna Behum Smith who preceded him in death.

Mr. Smith was a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania where he earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees. He was employed by Bethel Park School District as a math educator for 40 years until his retirement. He was the rifle coach and enjoyed working with the students and teaching them new skills.

He currently was employed by his family owned business, AJ’s processing in Washington.

Mr. Smith had many interests but above all he enjoyed family, friends, farming, and being in the outdoors surrounded by nature and animals.

He is survived by his two daughters Erin Joseph of Washington and Kristin Smith of Clarksville, Pa., five grandchildren, Austin and Abigail Joseph, JR Wolen, Trent Wolen and Molly Smith-Gullett.

Friends are welcome from 2~4 and 6~8 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2017 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, LFD, owner/supervisor, Darla A. Tripoli, LFD, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120 where services will be held at 10:00, on Friday, March 16, 2017. Interment will follow in Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg.


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