BEMUS POINT — Mabel W. Smith, 67, of 4946 Main Street, Bemus Point, formerly of Mount Pleasant Road, Sherman, died Tuesday (Nov. 22, 2011) in Westfield Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 21, 1944 in Corry, Pa., the daughter of the late James I. and Ruth Bromley Rooney. She graduated from Chautauqua Central School in 1963.
Mabel worked at Valeo Engine/Cooling in Jamestown for 36 years. She was a member of the I.A.M. Union.
Mabel enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by two children, Christina L. Caskey of Bemus Point, and Thomas M. Smith of Sherman; one grandson, Leighton R. Caskey and a granddaughter Riley C. Caskey both of Bemus Point, and two granddaughters; five sisters, Opal, Roberta, Ellen, Barbara and Shirley (Phil) all of Corry, Pa.; five brothers, Jim of Corry, Bill (Marge) of Ashville, Walley (Marcela) of Corry, Thomas (Doris) Jamestown and Jerry (Kathy) of Stedman.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Harold D. “Pee Wee” Smith, whom she married April 18, 1964 in Little America, N.Y., and who died Jan. 4, 1999; and one sister Florence Rooney Swanson.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday in the Freay Funeral Home, Mayville. Rev. Douglas Kibbe of the Bemus Point United Methodist Church officiated. Burial was in the North Harmony Cemetery.
The family received friends from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday and for one hour prior to the funeral service Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 20 West Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, N.Y. 14750.