Ann P. "Pat" Smith

ANN P. "PAT" SMITH, 70, OF ROYERSFORD Ann P. "Pat" (O'Connell) Smith, 70, of Royersford, and formerly of Drexel Hill, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at home. Mrs. Smith was born in Bryn Mawr, to the late John P. and Catherine Clarke O'Connell. She had been a resident of Drexel Hill for 44 years before moving to Royersford one and a half years ago. Pat graduated from Saint Gregory's Grade School and West Catholic Girls High School. She was employed at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing for 30 years as an Administrative Assistant retiring in 2006. Mrs. Smith was a member of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Drexel Hill. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who most of all loved spending time with her family. She is a sister of the late Kathleen O'Connell Survivors include by her husband of 51 years, William H. Smith; sons, William H. Smith Jr. of Earleville, MD, and Michael J. Smith of Havertown; daughters, Patricia A. Fischer of Pottstown and Paula M. Bauer of Collegeville; grandchildren, Matthew, Amanda and Joseph Fischer, Lauren and Kevin Bauer, and Jacqueline Smith; sisters, Joan Wilkinson of Narberth and Maureen Lear of West Chester, and brothers, John O'Connell and Edward "Skip" O'Connell, both of West Chester. Funeral Mass will be held Monday 10 a.m. at The Church of St. Eleanor, 647 Locust Street, Collegeville. Visitation Sunday from 6 - 8 p.m., at The Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Ltd., Middletown (Rte#352) and Knowlton Roads, Middletown Twp., Media, and Monday after 9 a.m. at The Church of St. Eleanor. Interment will be private. On-line condolences www.msbfh.com

Published in The Mercury on Mar. 8, 2012