In Loving Memory of Mary C. Smith
Mary C. SmithDunmore, PA May 12, 1937 ~ October 28, 2018 Date of Service: October 31, 2018
Mary C. Smith, a lifelong resident of Dunmore, died Sunday morning October 28th at home. She and her husband, Paul, had celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on July 9th.
Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mollie Scott Gallagher. Following graduation from Dunmore High School class of 1955, she was employed by the Atlantic and Pacific Grocery Store Warehouse and later in life, was a secretary at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Dunmore where she was a member of its Women’s Guild, and M.A.C. Club. Mary was also a member of the St. Raphael Society and for many years conducted a retreat to San Alfonso Retreat Center, Long Branch N.J. in August.
Also surviving are three daughters, Donna Phillips and husband Thomas, Bloomsburg, Patricia Costello and husband James, Allentown and Karen Nagle and husband Thomas, Moosic; a son, Paul J. Smith and his wife Diana, Vermont, a sister, Catherine Mennig and her husband Jack, Vermont, a sister in law, Theresa Smith, Dunmore, ten grandchildren, Nicole, Selena, Zackery and Carissa Phillips, John Paul and his wife Desiree, Matthew, David, and Daniel Costello, and Brendan and Jordan Nagle.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Beatrice Tonetti and Ethel Cannon, Dunmore.
The funeral will be Wednesday with Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM in the St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut Street in Dunmore to be celebrated by the Rev. John A. Doris, Pastor. Interment to follow in the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Dunmore.
Friends may call Wednesday morning 8:30AM-11AM in the church.
Arrangements entrusted to the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., Dunmore.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind, 228 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503.