Sarah F. \”Grandma\” Smith, 89, formerly of Monaca, passed away Tuesday evening, April 6, 2010, at St. Johns Lutheran Specialty Care, in Mars, where she had resided since October 2008.
Born February 28, 1921, in Center Township, she was a daughter of the late Thomas J. and Elizabeth F. (Jukes) Winkle. Sarah was married to John E. Smith, who passed away June 29, 1995. Following her husbands passing, Sarah made her home with her son and daughter in law, Frank and Barbara, and their family in Economy. Affectionately known as Grandma, Sarah lived a full and active life. She was always ready to attend an outing or a family function and never missed her grandchildren’s ball games, sporting events and annual proms
She leaves two sons, John Smith and his wife, Bonnie Lee, Brighton Township, and Frank Smith and his wife, Barbara, Economy; four grandchildren, Leeann Smith, Monaca, Anise (George) Klesser, Raccoon Township, Cory (Kelly) Smith, Harmony Township, and Shawn Smith (Genny Szymoniak), Economy; five great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Danielle and Kayle Klesser and Macy and Mallory Smith; a sister, Gloria Kibler, Monaca, and Sarah’s two dachshund buddies, Maggie and Sydney.
A committal service will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery Chapel, 2186 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to SIMPSON FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca, (724-728-4000).
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