Gladys Mae Smith, of Dutchman Run Road, Stoneham, Pa., died at her residence on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, following a lengthy illness.
Gladys was born Oc-tober 4, 1939 in Warren, the daughter of the late Vernon and Martha Zobrist Mack. A lifelong resident of Stoneham, she graduated 8th grade in 1953 from the Lincoln School located in Clarendon Heights and from Warren High School in 1957. During High School, Gladys worked the S.S. Kresge Company. After graduation she worked for the former New Process Company for seventeen years, from which she re-tired.
Gladys was a member of the Stoneham Methodist Church. She also belonged to the Stoneham Ladies Aides, and the Stoneham Home Extension Group. She enjoyed hunting with her late husband, and also was an active member in the Warren Archery Club, as they both enjoyed com-petitive archery shooting.
She is survived by her son, Michael E. Smith and wife Jessica, their four sons, Michael Peyton, Matthew Preston, and Mason Price Smith, and her step grand-son, Austin Anthony Sim-mer, all of Stoneham; a sis-ter, Joyce Phelps, Warren, a brother-in-law James Stearns, Warren.
In addition to her parents, Gladys was preced-ed in death by her husband, Eugene M. “Smitty” Smith, whom she married on July 19, 1958, three brothers, Laverne K, Harold L. and Ronald D. Mack; a nephew, Kenneth Mack; and a niece, Susan Mack. She is also preceded by her life-time friend of over 70 years from grade school, Joyce Jackson DeNisco, Angola, NY.
Friends will be received at the Peterson-Blick Fun-eral Home Inc., 1003 Pen-na. Ave. E., Warren, Pa., on Monday, July 7, 2014, from 5 to 8 p.m., and for one hour prior to a funeral ser-vice to be held there on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Alberta Smith, officiating.
Burial will follow at the Warren County Memorial Park.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Clarendon VFD, 17 N. Main St, Clarendon, PA. 16313, the Warren Cancer Center, 21 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365, or the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Erie Branch 2115, W. Eighth Street, Erie, Pa. 16501
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