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Paul Smith

June 14, 1929 ~ December 15, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Paul Smith Obituary

Paul Smith, 94, of Finleyville, passed away on Friday December 15th, 2023 at Grandview Estates of Elizabeth. He was born in Union Township on June 14th, 1929 to the late Victor and Margaret Shovskwich Smith. Paul was the loving husband of 69 years to the late Dolores Uphouse Smith. Paul is survived by a niece and a nephew. In addition to his parents, Paul is preceded in death by his beloved wife Dolores Smith, his siblings Martha, Emily, Louise, Margaret, Helen, William, and Emil. Paul and his wife were baptized together as Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1959, they served faithfully for 64 years. In those years Paul served as an Elder for decades. At the time of his passing, he was a member of the Clairton Congregation. He also worked for Duquesne Light for 41 years. Paul served in the United States Army from September 1950 to May 1952. In his free time Paul liked to enjoy passing the time by building and flying remote controlled airplanes. He loved to spend time with all animals especially his goose friend “Goosey”. He was loved by many, young and old and he will be missed by all. Arrangements have been entrusted to S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A memorial service will take place on Zoom on Saturday December 30th, 2023 at 2 P.M. officiated by Elder Mark Turner. A private internment will take place at Mingo Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at

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