BUFFALO, N.Y. - Ruth Ann Podlas Smith, formerly of Bradford, Pa., died Friday (July 1, 2016).
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She was the mother of Deborah Smith Jones, Linda (Joseph) Lempner, Lisa Smith, Susan Macro, Barbara (Jeffrey) Jewell, Judith Smith and the late Rev. Thomas R. Smith; grandmother of Michael (Carrie), Thomas (Bridgette), Matthew (Robyn) Lempner, Jennifer (Ryan) Mead, Kristina, Sarah Macro, Ryan, Erin Alkire, Brendon (Britney) and Brian Barker; daughter of Stephen S. and Ruth Hannon Podlas; great-grandmother of 13; has many nieces, nephews and cousins; and is sister of Stephen (Nanci) Podlas, late Barbara (Clinton) Montague and Mary Judith Podlas.
There is no prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 11 a.m. Aug. 6 at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth Ann's name may be made to Teaching and Restoring Youth Inc., 228 Brinkman Ave., Buffalo, NY 14211; or Delaware YMCA, 2564 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14216.
She is a 1946 graduate of Bradford High School.
Online condolences may be offered at www.denglerrobertspernafuneral.com
Published in The Bradford Era from July 30 to Aug. 5, 2016