Rosella L. (Sandusky) Smith, 80, of New Stanton, PA passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by love Friday, April 17, 2020. She was born April 29, 1939 in Yukon, PA. Daughter of the late John and Jean Sandusky. Rosella was a retired employee of the Westmoreland County Community College. In earlier days she loved to go camping with her husband and various relatives. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Myrlen A. Smith Jr. of 61 years and one brother John Sandusky. She is survived by her daughter Gina M. Smith of New Stanton, PA, with whom she lived with, a son – Myrlen E. Smith and wife Chris of Mt. Pleasant, PA, one grandson – Michael A. Smith of Mt. Pleasant, PA, one sister – Leona Fultz of Alexandria, VA and her brother-in-law – Ralph Smith of New Stanton, PA. Followed by numerous nieces and nephews. She often said that a house was not a home to her without a dog to love, so she is also survived by her beloved dog Daisy. All her other dogs will soon be reunited with he at Rainbow Bridge. Mom’s final thoughts were that everyone should make time for their family and always make them feel loved, for which she greatly succeeded at. And never to have regrets when time runs out. These are words for all of us to take to heart. Her daughter would like to thank the nurses and aids of Hospice who helped to care for her mother in her final days. They showed her great care and compassion. We were blessed with their help. Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of arrangements – Ronald A. Rich Sr., Supervisor – Ronald A. Rich Jr., Funeral Director. No visitation will be held. A private interment will take place at Middletown United Methodist Church Cemetery.
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