Lois A. Smith

Lois A. Smith, 80, of Forty Fort, formerly of Easton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Wilkes-Barre.

Born Jan. 16, 1933, in Easton, she was a daughter of the late James Atkinson and Elizabeth Hetzel Brassington. Her husband of 42 years, Richard E. Smith, passed away March 30, 2012.

Lois last worked part-time for Walmart in Pittston and previously worked for PNC Bank, Scranton. She retired from the former Orr's Department Store, Phillipsburg, N.J.

She was a 1950 graduate of Easton High School.

Lois enjoyed trips to the casino.

She is survived by a daughter, Trina E. Kadjeski and her husband, Robert, Forty Fort; a sister, Gladys Young, Glendon; and two grandsons, Jonathan and Zachary Kadjeski.

She was predeceased by a brother, Edwin A. Atkinson, and a sister, Gloria DiGiacomo.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Strunk Funeral Home Inc., 602 W. Berwick St., Easton. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Hay's Cemetery.

Online condolences may be offered at www.strunkfh.com.

The family would like to thank the staff of Riverstreet Manor in Wilkes-Barre for the wonderful care and attention given to Lois for the past six months.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 30, 2013