James P Smeal

Phone (814) 378-7859

Mailing Address
750GinterMorann HWY
Smithmill, PA 16680

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I was born in Philipsburg ,Pa. ,and raised in Houtzdale ,Pa.. I graduated from Moshannon Valley J r. Sr. High School in 1980 . I worked in the surface coal mines for 35 years . I am currently employed at Waste Management of Pa. as a heavy equipment operator at the Altoona Transfer Station. I have been a certified Layservant since 1998 . I taught adult Sunday school for 3 years ,as well as teen Sunday school for 5 years.I have been married to my lovely wife Lori for 8 years . I have a daughter her name is Whitney ,she currently resides in Mifflintown .She has been married to her husband Jimmy for 8 years . they have 2 boys Ethan and Trent , and my lovely granddaughter  Stella . I also have a stepson Tyler who works for Dupont chemical , and a stepdaughter Samantha who is studying to be an R.N .       I also own and operate a 150 head beef farm which i work on with my brother Chuck . I had the honor of presiding over my stepdaughters wedding this June .It was my first wedding ceremony and it went vert well .