SMOLENAK, Rose M., 75, of Barton, died Monday October 29, 2012, at Liza’s place Wheeling WV.

She was born August 21, 1937, in Barton, a daughter of the late John and Margaret (Pipa) Klotz.

She was a member of the former Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Barton, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church Wolf hurst, and the CWC.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Joseph W., Richard “Dick”, and Edward Klotz.

Rose is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Michael “Shakey” Smolenak, two sons, Mick (Jackie) Smolenak of Barton, and Kirk (Jennifer) Smolenak of St. Clairsville, a daughter, Judy (Greg) Clovis of Barton, a brothe,r John (Julie) Klotz of SC, a sister, Margaret Jean Mitchell of FL, 11 grand children, and nine great- grandchildren.

Friends are invited to a celebration of Rose’s life on Thursday November 1, 2012 from 2-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home 920 National Road Brookside.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church Wolfhurst with Fr. John Mucha and Fr. Dale Tornes concelebrating.

Interment in Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove. Wake service will be recited at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, and Barton Fire Dept. Services will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice 10686 St. Rt. 150 Rayland, OH 43943 or the Barton Fire Dept. PO Box 631 Barton, OH 43905.

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