Stacy Marie Smith

Stacy Marie Smith, 41, of Scranton, died Monday at home surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was the wife of Bernard "Butch" Smith III, her loving husband and best friend.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of Joseph and Mary Hazleton Geissler, Scranton, she was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish and a 1989 graduate of Scranton Technical High School. Prior to her illness, she was employed by H&R Block as a tax preparer. Stacy was active with PTA of the Scranton School District, the West Scranton Falcons, the Tripps Park Missy League and the Girl Scouts.

Stacy was a loving and caring wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend who will be deeply missed.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart for sending angels to ease the passing of a loving wife and mother.

Also surviving are her two children, Bailey Smith and Bernard Smith IV, both at home; brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.

Friends may call Thursday, 5-7 p.m., in the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Ann's St., Scranton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family for the education of Stacy's children.

Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 30, 2013