Mary T. Smith, 99, formerly of Falconer and Davenport, FL passed away Thursday (February 13, 2014) in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing.
She was born March 14, 1914 in Austria, the daughter of the late Stephen and Katherine Beck.
Mary was a graduate of Falconer High School and was employed by Swanson Machine. Prior to retirement she was employed by The Post Journal for 28 years retiring in 1978.
Mary was a member of Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church and the Altar & Rosary Society of OLL. She was also a member of the Jamestown Moose and enjoyed reading, gardening, cooking and baking.
Surviving are her daughter Evelyn (Joseph) McDonald of Jamestown, a son Joseph (Jeri) Blaze of Beaver, PA; three step children: Kathleen (Bill) Roehm of Jamestown, Joanne (Jerry) Peterson of Jamestown, Roger J. (Gloria) Smith Jr. of Lakewood; four grandchildren: Christine McDonald, Sharon Easton, Barbara Clayton, Sheryl Boggs; six step grandchildren: Kimberly Schmatz, Lori Ann Reynolds, William J. Roehm III, John J. Peterson, Jody A. Peterson and Christopher Smith and 11 great grandchildren and a sister Anna Anderson of Jamestown.
She was preceded in death by her first husband Joseph Blaze in 1959 and her second husband Roger J. Smith Sr. in 1987; a sister Ruby Conti and two step grandchildren: Michelle Reynolds and Alana Renee Smith.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17 in Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church. Rev. Joseph Jananczek will be celebrant. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Friends were received by the family from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16 in the Falconer Funeral Home. The Altar and Rosary Society of OLL conducted a rosary service at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. A Christian Wake service was held at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be donated to the Falconer Library or to Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church.
Visit our website at www.falconerfuneralhome.net to light a candle in remembrance.