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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 12:23 PM


Oct. 12 1919-Feb. 11, 2013

Elizabeth Smith, 93, of Delphos, died at 5:15 a.m. Monday at Vancrest Healthcare Center.

She was born Oct. 12, 1919, in Paulding County to Joseph and Marie (Hrachovska) Sochor, who preceded her in death.

On July 30, 1941, she married Lloyd Smith, who survives in Delphos.

Other survivors include a son, Donald (Sally) Smith of Hernando, Fla.; two daughters, Susan (John) Ebey of Santa Monica, Calif., and Barb (Kim) Bradshaw of Elida; and two grandchildren, Ryan Bradshaw of Kansas City, Mo., and Laura Bradshaw of Santiago, Chile.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Sochor; and three sisters, Mary Straznicky, Bessie Polasek and Anna Allmandinger.

Mrs. Smith was a teller at Commercial Bank for 19 years. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and its Altar Rosary Society and CD of A and the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Assoc. She enjoyed baking, sewing, needlework and she loved her grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Melvin Verhoff officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a parish wake will begin at 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer all donations be made to St. John’s Parish Foundation or St. Vincent dePaul Society.


Last Updated on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 9:30 AM

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