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Esther A. Smith

January 23, 2018 GMT

MOUNT CARMEL — Esther A. Smith, 93, of Mt. Carmel, passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Wabash General Hospital.

She was born March 11, 1924, daughter of Peter C. and Flora (Zimmer) Smith, in Friendsville. Esther was a graduate of Mount Carmel High School and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She worked as a CNA at the nursing home.

Left to cherish Esther’s memory is a sister, Hazel R. Davis of Titusville, Florida; and several nieces and nephews Anne L. Vogel, Bill Deffendall, Shirley J. Westerfield, Gary Smith, Mike Smith, Nona Ravellette, Dora Glenn and Karen Breen.

Preceding her in death were her parents and siblings William, Fred, Pete Jr. and Paul Smith, Florena Johns, Mary Deffendall Cutter and Lucille Smith.

Funeral service is at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mount Carmel, with burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is from noon until the time of service Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s School. Envelopes will be available at the church and at Short Funeral Home.

Condolences may be made online at www.short-cunninghamfh.com

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Esther’s family.