Catherine M. Smith
Catherine M. Smith, 94, formerly of 1001 Central Ave., Columbia, PA died on Sunday at St. Anne's Retirement Community where she has been residing for the past 5 years. She was the wife of the late Cyril A. Smith who preceded her in death in 2003. Born in Chambersburg, PA she was the daughter of the late William and Nora Peters Motter. She was employed as a watch assembler for Hamilton Watch Co. for 15 years and then went on to work in the Sales Office of Wallace Silver, a subsidiary of Hamilton Watch Co. for 10 years. She was a graduate of Columbia High School Class of 1937. Catherine is a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, the Altar Rosary Society, Legion of Mary and the Auxiliary of the former Columbia Hospital. She is survived by 4 Nephews and 2 Nieces and a number of Great and Great-Great Nieces and Nephews. She was predeceased by 2 Brothers: Lloyd and Fred Motter and a Sister: Mary Banner. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held from Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 4th & Cherry Streets, Columbia, PA on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 10:30AM (VIEWING: 9:30am - 10:30am) with the Very Rev. Fr. Kenneth Lawrence as Celebrant. Final Commendation and Farewell will be in Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. There will also be a Public Viewing on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 10:30AM - 12:30PM in the Chapel of St. Anne's Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave., Columbia, PA. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial Contributions in Catherine's memory may be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 409 Cherry St., Columbia, PA 17512 or to the Auxiliary of St. Anne's Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave., Columbia, PA 17512. Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., Columbia/Landisville.