David J. Smykowski

Smykowski David Obit

Full Name
David J. Smykowski

Date of Birth
Sunday, October 1st, 1950

Date of Death
Monday, February 10th, 2020

Obituary/Notice

David J Smykowski, age 69, of Millcreek, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, February 10, 2020. He was born in Erie on October 1, 1950, son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Smykowski.

 

David attended East High School, class of 1968, and then Slippery Rock University. He taught in the Erie School District for over 35 years, as well as coached many sports in the District and for Villa Maria Academy. After retirement, David became a referee and umpire for the PIAA. He loved Golf, Bowling, and Las Vegas.

 

He is survived by his wife Chriss, of 31 years, three sons and daughters-in-law, Tim Benacci (Jen), Matt Benacci (Allison), and Andrew Smykowski (Jackie). He was lovingly known as "Gunta" by his four grandchildren, Trevor, Taylor, Ryan, Will and beloved by his dog, Elsa. He is further survived by his sister Jane Walker (John) of Portland, OR, as well as many nieces and nephews.

 

The family would like to thank their relatives and close friends for all of their love and support.

 

Friends and relatives are invited to call on the family, Thursday, February 13th from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm at Burton West Lake Funeral Home located at 3801 West 26th St, Erie, PA 16506.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Blossoms New Life Foundation at www.newblossomsnewlife.org/donation.


Calling Hours

When
Thursday, February 13th, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Address
Burton Westlake Funeral Home - 3801 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506

Map & Directions

When
Thursday, February 13th, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Address
Burton Westlake Funeral Home - 3801 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506

Map & Directions

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