NEWPORT NEWS - Catherine W. Smith 'Kitty,' 93, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. Born April 17, 1918, to the late James and Rebecca Warthan, she was as a lifelong peninsula resident.
Kitty was a graduate of Newport News High School in 1937, and also a graduate of Newport News Business College. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. She retired from First & Merchants National Bank with more than 30 years of service.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, P. Philip Smith; brothers, Eugene and Dick Warthan.
She is survived by sons, Douglas P. Smith of Newport News and David B. Smith (Marcia) of Richmond; grandchildren, Alek (Lesley) and Brad (Mandi) of Richmond, Jeffrey (Michelle) of Newport News, Michael of Menominee, Mich.; four great-grandchildren and several devoted nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may take the form of contributions to First United Methodist Church General Fund, 10246 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.
Burial in Peninsula Memorial Park will be private.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.