Edith Mary Smith, 86, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at Pinnacle Rehabilitation and Health Center in Smyrna, DE where she had been a guest. Edith was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on September 20, 1925 daughter of the late Benjamin and Edith (Chesley) Wheeler.
She had resided in Townsend, DE with her late husband William F. Smith. Edith and Bill loved to bowl and work on the farm with their cows. In addition, Edith was a beautician for many years.
Preceding her in death were her brother Benjamin and her sisters, Mable, Dorothy, and Elizabeth.
She is survived by three brothers Charles, William, and Gilbert.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 19 at 11:30 am at the Daniels and Hutchison Funeral Home, LLC, 212 N. Broad Street in Middletown where friends may call between 10:30 – 11:30 am. Interment will be at the Townsend Cemetery immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.