John George Smith

May 8, 1949 ~ September 1, 2021 (age 72)


John George Smith 72, Somerset died September 1, 2021 at his residence.  Born in Bradford Pa May 8, 1949 to the late George H. Smith and May A. (Bittorf) Smith.  Survived by wife Helen (Peterson) Smith to whom he was married to on May 15, 1971.  Also survived by sons Christopher Smith (Cathy) Mt Hope, Wv and Stephen Smith (Heather) of Grantsville, Md.  Granchildren Sydney, Samantha, Camden, Cooper, and Brooklyn.  Sister Roberta Danylko (Nick) of Davenport, Fl.  Nephew Jonathan Danylko (Paula) Powell, Oh.  John was a 1967 graduate of General McLane School District, Edinboro, Pa.  He was a 1972 graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in wildlife biology, and a proud graduate of the 18th class of The Ross Leffler School of Conservation for the Pa Game Commission in 1982 .  Retired Law Enforcement Supervisor with Pennsylvania Game Commission, SW Regional Office, Ligonier, Pa.  Affiliations included Boy Scouts of America, FOP, NRA, COPA (Conservation Officers Pennsylvania), Salisbury Rod and Gun Club, and many others not listed.  Friends received from 4-8 PM Sunday in the ROBERT H. HALVERSON FUNERAL HOME 476 West Main Street Somerset, Pa where services will be held 11 AM Monday with Reverend F. Lee McDermott officiating.  Internment Mumford Chapel Cemetery Cochranton, Pa.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department, PO BOX 248, Grantsville, Md 21536 or WVU College of Creative Arts, for donations to College of Creative Arts Scholarship Fund in honor or memory of John G. Smith.  Condolences may be made at


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September 5, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Halverson Funeral Home
476 West Main Street
Somerset, PA 15501

Funeral Service
September 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Halverson Funeral Home
476 West Main Street
Somerset, PA 15501

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