Judith Ellen Smith Obituary – Death, Judith Ellen Smith Funeral

By | January 11, 2022

Judith Ellen Smith Obituary – Death, Judith Ellen Smith Funeral

Judith Ellen (Heise) Smith, age 81, formerly of Blairsville, PA passed away of natural causes Saturday evening, January 8, 2022, at St. Andrew’s Village in Indiana, PA.

She was born April 7, 1940, in Steubenville, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Elmer Smith, Jr. whom she was married to for 32 years, her parents, Ralph S. and Alice K. (Zimmerman) Heise, her brother, Ralph Heise and daughter, Lisa Michelle Smith.

She was an active member of the Hopewell United Methodist Church, Derry Christian Fellowship Center and cherished her time in Aglow International. She enjoyed reading, exercising, baking, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She never missed a Steeler game and could always be found in the stands of her son’s sporting contests. Many will remember her kind greetings and thoughtful service as an employee at the Blairsville Pharmacy.

Judy is survived by her three sons and three daughters-in-law, Mike Smith (Sandee) of Lilly, Jeff Smith (Loretta) of Gainesville, VA, and Joel Smith (Kendra) of Rockville, MD; seven grandchildren, Zachary, Jacob, Noah, Matthew, Micah, Lyra and Cody; and one great grandchild, Fletcher.

She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2022, from 11 AM until the time of the funeral service at 1 PM at the Shoemaker Funeral Home, Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville, PA with Rev. Matt Gross officiating.

Interment will be in the Luther Chapel, Coral, PA.

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