Mary M. Smith, 93

DEC. 16, 1919-JAN. 23, 2013

January 24, 2013
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Mary Martha Smith, 93, of Hancock, Md., died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.

Born Dec. 16, 1919, in Fulton County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ira Samuel and Barbara Rosetta Morris Smith, and the widow of Hildebert Edward Smith Sr., who died Sept. 5, 1988.

She was a homemaker, a member of AARP and a member of Damascus Christian Church.   

She is survived by two sons, Hildebert Edward Smith Jr. and wife, Millie, of Hancock, and Gilbert S. Smith and wife, Bonnie, of Boonsboro, Md.; four grandchildren, Edward Smith and wife, Stephanie, Christopher Smith, Kelly Powell and husband, Barry, and Matthew Smith; and great-grandchildren, Madelyn, Dana, Erin, Hannah, Emma-Mae and Alexis.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Rentha Smith; and two brothers, Waid Smith and Roy Smith.

A service will be Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Damascus Christian Church, Big Cove Tannery, Pa. The Rev. Loy Garber will officiate. Burial will be in Damascus Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, and Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

The family requests that memorial donations may be made to Damascus Christian Church, c/o Barbara Pittman, 199 E. Pittman Road, Needmore, PA 17238.

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