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Ronda L. Smoker-Allen

September 19, 1975 ~ May 27, 2018 (age 42)

Ronda L. Smoker-Allen    “beloved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and aunt”

GENESEE, Pa.---Ronda L. Smoker-Allen, 42, of Genesee, passed away in her home on Sunday, May 27, 2018, after a long illness.

Born on September 19, 1975 in Lancaster, she was a daughter of Ronald L. Smoker and Linda G. Walton.

Ronda attended school in Wellsville, N.Y. and had also attended Northern Potter High School in Ulysses.  She later attained her GED. 

She was employed at the former Ox Yoke Inn in Galeton, Linda’s Genesee Family Restaurant in Genesee, and the Roadside in Shinglehouse, until retiring due to ill health.

Ronda enjoyed horseback riding and camping.  She was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.  Her greatest love was her family and her pets.

Surviving besides her father of Knoxville, TN are three children, Veronica R. Smoker of Coudersport, Cameron J. Allen of Austin, and Jessica G. (Anthony Dietze) Edwards of Genesee; a grandson, Bentlee H. Butler; a grandchild to be born in November; a sister, Shelly M. (Dale) Rennells of Genesee; a brother, Rodney L. (Jamie) Smoker of Dickson, TN; a stepsister, Delores (Greg) Stooksberry of Knoxville, TN; two stepbrothers, Ronald (Kimi) Zook of Tennessee and Jesse (Becky) Zook of Dickson, TN; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Ronda was predeceased by her mother.

A special thanks to Tex and Betty, Ann, Miranda, Tricia, Amber and Tonya for their love and help to Ronda throughout the years.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Ronda’s life at 6pm on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the home of her sister, Shelly Rennell’s, 1975 Ellisburg Road, Genesee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Ronda’s name may be made to the National Adrenal Diseases Foundation, PO Box 566, Lake Zurich, IL 60047; to an ASPCA of the donor’s choice; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Ronda’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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