Virginia Mary Smith
Feb 10, 2008
Mary Smith, 92, of Warsaw, died at 7:16 a.m. Feb. 10, 2008, in
Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
She was born Jan. 17, 1916, in
Laramie, Wyo., to Lorin S. and Mae A. Creedon Soper. On.
Jan. 25, 1946, in Hawaii, she married Clyde Smith.
She was a homemaker and formerly
worked at North American Aviation, Long Beach, Calif., for 20
years, retiring in 1978. She moved to Warsaw from Long
Beach eight years ago. She was a WAVE in the U.S. Navy,
during World War II, stationed in Hawaii. She was a member
of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and was active in the YMCA, Long
Beach. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University
of Wyoming in 1936.
Surviving are a son, Gregory Smith,
Long Beach; two daughters, Christina Marshall, Cerritos, Calif.,
and Laura Anne Smith, Portland, Ore.; and three grandchildren:
Sara (and spouse Jimmy) Holland, Santa Monica, Calif.; Matthew
Clonginger, Lakewood, Calif.; and Christopher Elder, Cerritos,
Calif. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Corsberg
and Estelle Grater.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday
at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw, with Msg. James Wolf
officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery, Cypress,
Calling is from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Friday at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw, with a rosary service at
Memorials to Our Father's House,
401 Argonne Road, Warsaw, IN 46580. (10-19-2010)