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Rita Joyce Smith

1954 - 2013 ARLINGTON Rita Joyce Smith, 58, a resident of Old West Road, died Thursday, July 4 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington.

She was born in Steubenville, Ohio, on Sept. 8, 1954, and was the daughter of the late Dorothy J. Lyons, and Warren W. Lyons of Confluence, Pa., who survives. She received her education in schools in Pennsylvania.

In earlier years, she had been a nursing assistant and, more recently, Rita had been a homemeker.

Rita enjoyed gardening, flowers, animals, especially her dog, "Charlie." Rita enjoyed hunting season to the extent that she always enjoyed a full house of people. She enjoyed fishing, was a good neighbor and loved oldtime music.

She married Raymond Smith on Oct. 10, 1974, in Bennington.

Besides her husband and father, she is survived by her sister Vicki Van Horn ( Jim) of Virginia, Marsha Buchiane (Jeff) of Heath, Mass., Toby Lyons (Donna) of Richmond, Vt., and Nancy Tressler (John) of Confluence, Pa., and nieces and nephews.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Graveside services will be Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Ira Allen Cemetery in Sunderland at 2 p.m. Friends may call at the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main St. Bennignton, on Monday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Memorials contributions my be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter, the or the American Kidney Foundation through the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.

Guestbook condolences may be made to; www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net


Published in Bennington Banner on July 6, 2013
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