Ernest J. Morroni, 89, Smithmill, died Tuesday. He was born in Smithmill, son of Paul and Philomena Morroni. Surviving are his wife, Irene; three children: Tonia Reese, Paul and Brian; two grandchildren; and five siblings: Raymond, Wanda Pearson, Anita Pollick, Roald, and Amelia Fedorko. He was preceded in death by a sister, Clotilda Cornelius. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Friends will be received from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Ramey. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ramey.