Patricia Ann Smith
Cruz Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service - Osceola
1109 Lincolnway West
Osceola, IN

Patricia Ann Smith, 80, of Cassopolis, Michigan, passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.

Patty was born Feb. 14, 1941, in Mishawaka, Indiana, to the late Donald and Mildred (Ames) Gushwa. Patty is survived by her children, Duane "Dewey" Smith and his wife Mary, and Cynthia Schmid, both of Cassopolis, and Sherry Cleveland and her husband Scott of Henrietta, Texas. Surviving as well are her son-in-law Ron Allard, and her brother Thomas Gushwa and his wife Jayne of Middlebury, Indiana.

Patty is also survived by nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Russell Dean Smith, her daughter Lora Allard and her sisters Donna Morgan and Sandy Uredneck.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the 2 p.m. funeral service on Monday, Nov. 29, at Cruz Family Funeral Home in Osceola. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

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Published by The Elkhart Truth on Nov. 25, 2021.
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