Diane Lee Smithbauer

Diane Lee Smithbauer, 67, of Hop Bottom, died Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Her husband is Stephen Smithbauer. They were married for 51 years.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late George and Ruth Harvey Kelly, she was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Nicholson.

Diane was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Also surviving are two daughters, Tammy Telford, Hop Bottom; and Deneene Leondi, Stroudsburg; a son, Stephen, Hop Bottom; and a grandson, Austin Telford, Hop Bottom.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Kelly.

The funeral will be Friday from the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, High Street, Nicholson, celebrated by the Rev. Thomas Petro. Interment will take place in Squiers Cemetery, Hop 

A viewing will be held Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. To send an online condolence or directions, visit www.litwin

Funeral Home

Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home
91 State Street Nicholson, PA 18446
(570) 942-6241

Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 30, 2014