Ronald P. Smith

Ronald P. Smith

March 23, 1953 - August 30, 2022

Ronald P. Smith

March 23, 1953 - August 30, 2022


Ronald P. Smith, 69, of Patterson Township, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Heritage Valley, Beaver.

Born on March 23, 1953, in Beaver Falls, he was the son of JoAnn (Masson) Smith and the late Ronald R. Smith.

Sweet R loved being surrounded by friends & family & practicing the art of fun. He made shorts fashionable in the winter, was a professional sunbather & an amateur gardener.

Ron is survived by his wife of 50 years, Beth (Chiodo) Smith; three sons, Matthew (Jimmi Sue) Smith, Brian (Tiffany) Smith, and Adam Smith; five grandchildren whom he adored, Addison, Isaac, JR, Charlie Ann, and Bo; his aunt and uncle, Patty (Joe) Turconi; in-laws, Robyn Miller, Michael (Cathy) Chiodo, and Lisa (Chuck) Morrison, special friends, the Bitcko and Main Families; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Smith, and his sister, Toni Dhayer.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 5-8PM at the GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., Chippewa Twp., 117 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls.

Prayers will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 9:30AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM at St. Monica Roman Catholic Church, 116 Thorndale Dr., Beaver Falls, PA.

Private interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests ALL memorial contributions be made to Blessed Bag Charity, PO Box 800, Coraopolis, PA 15108,


  • Date & Time: September 01, 2022 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Venue: Gabauer-Lutton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
  • Location: 117 Blackhawk Rd Beaver Falls, PA 15010 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (724) 846-4500

Mass of Christian Burial

  • Date & Time: September 02, 2022 (10:00 AM)
  • Venue: St. Monica Roman Catholic Church

Blessed Bag Charity

  • Address: PO Box 800 Coraopolis PA 15108

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7 responses to Ronald P. Smith

  1. Joann
    Please accept my condolences on the death of your son. I think of all of my “Masson” family members with such fondness. My love to you.

  2. Beth & boys,
    My sympathies to the loss of such a wonderful husband and father. Sorry I could not make it to the funeral home, however my prayers are with you all. He was a blessing.

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