Born Feb. 21, 1920 in Rankin, Pa., he was the son of John and Mary Elizabeth (Hrabovsky) Smolak.
Mr. Smolak was a millwright for the Ohio Carpenters Union No. 171.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Newton Falls. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his son, John III, of Charleston, W.Va.; daughter, Deborah Imars of Hiram; and three grandchildren. His wife, Martha C. (Polosky), died July 6, 1997. His brothers, Michael and Steve, also died previously.
Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 tonight at Borowski Funeral Home in Newton Falls. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church in Newton Falls. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.