PEREIRA - Valerie M., of Hicksville, at 53 years of age on April 2, 2013. Devoted wife of Avelino. Beloved mother of Thomas (Kate) and Daniel. Cherished daughter of Marjorie Mahoney and the late Walter Smithing. Dear sister of Robert (Maddy) Smithing and Gary (Kristin) Smithing. Loving sister-in-law of Gloria (Rocco), Zulmira (John), Arminda (Manny), Eulampia (Mort) and Will. Loving daughter-in-law of Floriano and Eulampia. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mass Friday 9:45 am at St. Ignatius R.C. Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery, Pt. Washington. In lieu of flowers donations to Breast Cancer
Society, 7 East Lancaster Ave., 3rd fl., Ardmore, PA, 19003, breast cancer.org
, in her memory would be appreciated. Funeral entrusted to the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Homes, Hicksville Chapel.