Anne L. (Pluth) Smar

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Anne L. Smar (nee Pluth) MERRILLVILLE, IN - Anne L. Smar (nee Pluth), age 93, of Merrillville, IN, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Anne is survived by her son, Timothy (Nelida) Smar and grammy to Tyler, Danielle, Alyssa and Nicole Smar. Also grammy to Jeffrey, Jonathon and Katey Armstrong. Anne will be missed by many that loved her: Richard Pluth, Claudine (Frank) Dobogai, and Judy Mercer, many dear cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Alexander; son, Thomas J. Smar; parents: Matthew and Mary Stayduhar Pluth; siblings: Mary Stayduhar Trinco, Louise Stayduhar Dumenric, Frances Stayduhar Tonello, Helen Stayduhar Pichel and Tom Stayduhar. Anne was a lifelong resident of Gary and Merrillville. She attended Holy Angels Grade School and was a graduate of Horace Mann High School. Anne was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, where she enjoyed many friendships, and she had been active in the Ladies Guild, Helping Hands and ARC's. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at GEISEN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM with a prayer service at 5:30 PM. Additional visitation will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 directly at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 200 E. 78th Ave., Merrillville, IN 46410 from 10:00 AM until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM with Fr. James W. Meade officiating. Interment will take place at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, IN. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church or St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. View directions and sign Anne's online guestbook at - (219) 769-3322


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Geisen Funeral & Cremation Services - Merrillville
7905 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 769-3322
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Published in The Times on Feb. 11, 2018