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Penny Louise Smith

April 27, 1948 — May 21, 2021

Penny Louise Smith, 73, of White Oak, passed away peacefully at home with her friends by her side. She was born April 27, 1948 on an Air Force Base in Germany. She was the daughter of the late Albert G. and Charlene "Dolly" (Lyons) Smith. Penny spent her childhood traveling all over Europe and Africa never spending more than a year at any AF Base. After her father's retirement, she moved back to the United States. She graduated from Westinghouse Memorial High School in 1966. Her first job was with the late Optometrist, Dr. Presser followed by Keystone Auto Parts in McKeesport. She began working at Equibank that became Integra then National City and retired from PNC Bank where she had been an Adjuster. She was an avid Miniature Collector, spending hours and years "playing" with her Doll House. Always bringing new treasures to the beauty shop to show and share, telling stories about the imaginary family that lived in her doll house. She was a Life-long Methodist who enjoyed going to church and also enjoyed going to church dinners. She was a # 1 Steeler fan never missing a game and always dressed in Steeler regalia for every game. She collected "Sister Friends" along life's journey and was ever loyal and true. She was a founding member of Daughters of Mothers and enjoyed the monthly meeting. She will be remembered fondly by everyone who knew her. She is survived by her Chosen Family, Risë Heck of White Oak and her daughters, Kristin Frank of White Oak and Kelly (Bill) Ritter of Hampton, VA. Friends are welcome Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 10 am to 12 noon at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Sunday at 12 noon. The Rev. Jody Dausey will officiate. The Scattering service will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at 1-855-448-3997 or Promise Hospice at 121 North Mains Street, Suite 310 Greensburg PA 15601 (724) 972-8211. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
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