Gertrude M. Smola, 96, of North Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg. She was born August 11, 1922 in North Huntingdon, a daughter of the late Wilmer C. and Mary (Filtz) Auckerman. Gertrude was a member of The Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, Church Women's Group, Cereal Heights Homemakers and card club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Smola; son, Paul Smola; brothers, Raymond and Russell Auckerman, sister, Eleanor Vargo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, on Tuesday 11 a.m-1 p.m. A funeral service will take place on 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment in Irwin Union Cemetery.
Originally published October 13, 2018.