James Smidansky

James M. Smidansky

Monday, April 21st, 1924 - Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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James M. Smidansky, 96, of North Huntingdon, died Sunday November 29, 2020 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg due to complications of COVID-19. He was born April 21, 1924 in Munhall a son of the late Michael J. and Mary (Horgos) Smidansky. Prior to his retirement he was employed for United States Steel Power/Fuel Plant as a supervisor. He was a member of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, North Huntingdon. He was a veteran of the Army and he also was in the Pennsylvania National Guard. James was a member of the VFW post 781, Irwin and participated in the Norwin Honor Guard Service every Memorial Day; he loved gardening and his dog Jenny. James was very proud of his Slovak heritage. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Joann (McDonald) Smidansky and brothers Edward and William Smidansky. Surviving are three children, Charles Smidansky, of Greensburg, Mary Ann Silverio and her husband Shawn, of Bridgeville and Diane Marker and her husband, Scott Sr., of Greensburg; grandchildren Alan (Leah) Silverio, Julie Silverio, Samuel and Kelley Smidansky and Scott Marker Jr and many nieces, nephews, family and close friends. The family wishes to thank Villa Angela/St Anne Home and Excela Westmoreland Hospital for their loving care they extended to James during his stay there. All services will be private. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to VFW post 781 Irwin PA 15642 or Villa Angela/St. Anne Home 685 Angela Drive Greensburg PA 15601.
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Thomas Fitzpatrick

Posted at 12:42pm
Chuck, Mary Ann, and Diane, and family,

We just heard about your dad passing away. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Your dad was the last of the "original" folks who lived on Watson Drive, and he will be missed. We always liked your mom and dad so much. They were both such genuine and decent people and great neighbors.

Take care. Sincerely, Tom, Jack, and Bill Fitzpatrick

Diane Marker Posted at 06:56pm

Dear Tom, Thank you for the kind words about both mom and dad. Watson Drive sure was filled with many special people and neighbors. ♥️ Merry Christmas to you and yours. Diane

Father Len Stoviak

Posted at 11:14pm
Please know of my sympathy and prayers for your Dad as he joins Mom in heaven. It was always a joy to see the love he showed her and his care with her when they came to church. A really good man whose Faith and love are a blessing to us. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Father Len

Diane Marker Posted at 06:59pm

Dear Father Len, thank you very much for the prayers and kind words about my parents. They thought you were pretty special too! ♥️

Love Geno, Nicolette and Hensley Bongiorni

Posted at 11:16am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Teri McHugh

Posted at 09:12am
My deepest sympathies to Mary Ann and all of Jim's family in the loss of your wonderful father, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Diane Marker Posted at 07:00pm

Thank you very much, Teri.

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