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Mary Genevieve Smyth RSCJ


1929 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Mary Genevieve Smyth RSCJ Obituary
MARY GENEVIEVE SMYTH, RSCJ Died September 18 , 2013 in Albany, New York. Remembered for her prayerfulness and loving interest in each person, she was born June 30, 1929 in St. Louis to Rev. Joseph Henry, MD and Lillian West Smyth. Her parents and brother, Joseph H. Smyth predeceased her. She is survived by her sister, Margaret E. Smyth of Sherwood, OR. A member of the Society of the Sacred Heart, Sister Smyth served on the Soboba Reservation in San Jacinto, California, where she worked as secretary and sacristan for the mission church. Earlier, she taught at Sacred Heart schools in San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego and Menlo Park before founding the Abba House of Prayer in Albany, where she was a welcoming presence for more than 30 years. Services: 2:00 PM, Monday, September 30 in the Teresian House Chapel, Albany.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 24, 2013
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