Marguerite Elizabeth Smith, age 99 of Atwater, passed away Monday, December 3, 2012 at University Hospitals in Cleveland. She was born September 6, 1913, in Atwater, Ohio, a daughter of the late Karl B. and Gertrude (Norton) Lynn.
Marguerite was a lifelong resident of Atwater until moving in with her son, Donald, three months ago. She worked in the housekeeping department of Robinson Memorial Hospital and was an active member of the Atwater Congregational Church, where she formerly served as treasurer. Marguerite was also a member of the Pythian Sisters and the Atwater Garden Club. She will be fondly remembered for her laughter and love of reading and word puzzles.
She is survived by her sons, Donald Smith of Mantua and Gary (Paulette) Smith of Celina, Tennessee; grandchildren: Jeffrey (Nancy) Smith, Lori (Kevin) Hurd, Eric (Lisa) Smith; great-grandchildren: Ashley Smith, Jeffrey Smith Jr., Katherine Smith, and Kevin Hurd Jr.
In addition to her parents, Marguerite was preceded in death by her husband Edward.
Friends will be received Friday, December 7, 2012, from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, where Pastor Rich Hall will officiate the funeral service on Friday at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Atwater Cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.
(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 12-5, 6-12)