Ralph Leon Smith, 67

December 01, 2009

JAN. 30, 1942-NOV. 29, 2009

Ralph Leon Smith, 67, of 16835 Petmar Circle, Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 30, 1942, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late James Fred and Lena Catherine Litten Smith.

He retired from Mack Trucks.

He was a member of the Eagles Inc. in Waynesboro, Pa., Moose Club of Waynesboro and American Legion Post 211 in Funkstown.

He is survived by his longtime companion, Judy Mongan; four daughters, Cathie Paine of Anson, Maine, Karen Michael of Leitersburg, Md., and Tara Mongan and Tammy Mongan, both of Hagerstown; two sons, Phillip Smith of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Brion Mongan of Mercersburg, Pa.; a sister, June Mellott of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.


He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Smith.

Funeral services will be private.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, donations are to go toward helping needy children.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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