SMOLIK, Donald A.

In Memorial

Donald A. SMOLIK, age 55. Beloved son of the late Roy and Genevieve (nee Kleinpell). Dearest brother of Ellen (deceased), Gene, and Steve (Rita). Dear uncle of Vicki (deceased), Val, Angela, and Ryan. Dear great uncle of Macie, Sara, Bobby, William, and Joey.

Funeral Service: Friday, Aug. 30, 6:30 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). Visitation prior to service from 3:00-6:30 PM.

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  1. Ross Jaenke on August 28th, 2013 4:29 pm

    He will be missed by all.

  2. Barbara Latini on August 28th, 2013 6:51 pm

    Dear Steve, Rita, Angela, Ryan, Gene and all the family,
    I’m so sorry for the sudden loss of your brother (and uncle). May the memories of all the good times you shared with Don bring you comfort. May God bless you all with His peace and love at this most difficult time.

    Love and prayers,
    Barbara Latini and family

  3. Dennis Wyatt on August 29th, 2013 8:48 am

    To Don’s family — May the comfort of God help you through this difficult time. Don was a wonderful person, always willing to help anyone. He will be greatly missed by all of us at N.O.C.A.R.

  4. Bonnie Sarko on August 29th, 2013 11:20 am

    Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Ruth (Gilles) Bublavy on August 29th, 2013 3:34 pm

    Ruth (Gilles)Bublavy on August 29,2013 4:35
    My deepest sympathy to a nice classmates family.Said a rosary.

  6. Ruth (Gilles) Bublavy on August 29th, 2013 3:37 pm

    My deepest sympathy to one of my classmates family. He was a very nice person.Sorry for your loss.

  7. Bud Bartos on August 29th, 2013 7:25 pm

    One great Guy !! Lot’s of great memories. Rest in peace

  8. Elaine Kress on August 29th, 2013 7:56 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  9. Jan L. on August 29th, 2013 8:24 pm

    My deepest sympathies to the family,

    Don was a dear friend to those of us,
    who knew him well.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Remember me in quiet days
    While raindrops whisper on your pane.
    But in your memories have no grief,
    Let just the joy we knew remain.

    Remember me when evening stars
    Look down on you with steadfast eyes.
    Remember if once you wake
    To catch a glimpse of red sunrise.

    And when your thoughts do turn to me,
    Know that I would not have you cry.
    But live for me and laugh for me,
    When you are happy, so am I.

    Remember an old joke we shared;
    Remember me when spring walks by.
    Think once of me when you are glad
    And while you live, I shall not die.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Thank you Don for all the joy you brought to our lives.

    Rest in Peace…

  10. Mark Heitger on August 30th, 2013 11:49 am

    I didn’t know Don that well, but he was one of the kindest, most helpful persons that I have met through R/C racing. I will miss seeing him at the track. A true gentleman. My deepest sympathies to all of his family.

  11. Cindy Blomquist on January 1st, 2014 11:20 am

    I met Don in the 1980s when I was in the hobby industry. We became close friends and talked often through the years. Even though we never lived in the same city we managed to see each other often. I was devistated when his brother called me the week after he died. He was funny, smart, gentle, caring, interesting, and a best friend. I am so fortunate to have had him in my life. I told him in June that I would drive up from Pittsburgh to spend his birthday with him in November so I did. I miss him so much as I’m sure you all do. I send his family and friends my deep felt condolences for your loss.

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