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Elizabeth "Liz" Smith

AGE: 90 • Vineland

Elizabeth "Liz" Smith, 90, of Vineland passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Inspira Health Center after a brief illness. She was born in New York and resided in Vineland most of her life. Liz graduated from Vineland High School Class of 1941. After high school, Liz went to work for Gove Thermometer and Venice Maid as an executive secretary. While at Venice Maid, she started a Girl Service Organization to entertain service troops that were building the Millville Air Base and the Thunderbolt Pilots. She then went to New York for training at Grand Central Terminal before moving Kansas City to work as a flight scheduler for Eastern Airlines. She then moved to Chicago to work for Dana Perfumes where she met her husband and moved back to Vineland to take care of her parents. Liz worked at the Cumberland County Planning Board as an executive secretary for almost 20 years before retiring in 1998. She also ran a Christmas tree farm at her home hand trimming every tree she sold. Liz was very active with the Girl Scouts and was in the bridge club for over 55 years. She loved knitting ski sweaters. Liz is survived by her two daughters, Lisa Smith and one younger daughter, and a sister Nina Magilligan. A viewing will be held Monday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM followed by an 11:00 AM funeral service at Pancoast Funeral Home 676 S. Main Road, Vineland NJ 08360. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Buena Vista Twp Emergency Medical Service, 4934 Landis Ave., Vld, NJ 08360. To e-mail condolences & or tributes, please visit

Published in The Daily Journal on July 26, 2014
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