Philip Anthony Smarrella



Philip Anthony “Phil” Smarrella, 75, of Murrells Inlet, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 9, 2017 at home with his loving and devoted wife by his side. He was born November 7, 1941 in Steubenville, Ohio, son of the late Joseph and Helen Antonucci Smarrella.

In addition to his parents, Phil was preceded in death by his beloved son, Brian Philip Smarrella.

Phil proudly served his country in the United States Army Reserve. He was a member of Seaside Community Church. Phil worked for the United States Post Office for 38 years and worked for Skymed International and was also a member.

He leaves his wife of 50 years, Mary Smarrella; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Smarrella and her brother, Brenden Molin and wife, Jessica; brother, Joseph “Sluggs” Smarrella and wife, Barbara of Steubenville, OH; three grandchildren, Aaron, Nicholas and Dylan; two nephews, Joseph Jr. and Jeffrey; and one niece, Jennifer.

Calling Hours will be held from 2:00 – 3:00 PM, Monday, February 13, 2017 at Burroughs Funeral Home in Murrells Inlet. A Funeral Service follow at 3:00 PM with Rev. Tim McKenzie officiating.
Calling Hours will take place at Mosti Funeral Home (4435 Sunset Blvd, Steubenville, OH 43952) on Saturday February 18th 2017 from 10:00 until 11:00AM, followed by burial at Fort Steuben Burial Estates (801 Canton Rd, Wintersville, OH 43953) at 12:00PM. \

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Phil’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1039 44th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.