Smurda, Bernard M. 31 Jul 1936 – 6 Aug 2005

The Review
August 7, 2005

WEIRTON – Bernard Smurda, age 69, of Weirton, W.Va. died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005 at the Weirton Medical Center.
He was born July 31, 1936 in Toronto, Ohio, a son of the late George and Helen (Raha) Smurda.

Bernard retired with 36 years of service from the Weirton Steel Machine Shop where he worked as a Repairman Helper.

He was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church; Weirton Steel 25-Year Club; Weirton Steel Bowling League; and Woodview. Bernard enjoyed golfing in the summer and bowling in the winter.

He served his country in the U.S. Army.

Bernard is survived by his wife of 43 years, Nancy (Kasimakis) Smurda, whom he married Oct. 14, 1961; two daughters, Kristine “Krissy” Smurda of Weirton and Nancy Kay Smurda of Wheeling, W.Va.; one brother, Edward Smurda and his wife Sharon of Follansbee, W.Va.; and one grandson, Zeke Ebright of Wheeling.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton.

Memorial donations may be made to: St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 140 Walnut St., Weirton, WV 26062 or to The American Diabetes Association, 1221A Ohio Avenue, P.O. Box 1115, Dunbar, WV 25064.

Share tributes with his family at www.grecohertnick.com.