Mabel L. Smith

MILFORD TOWNSHIP, PA: Mabel L. Smith, 92, of Milford Township, PA, formerly of Forestville, Upper Black Eddy & In-dependence Court, Quakertown, PA, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Life Quest Nursing Center, Milford, PA.

She was born in Fagundas, PA on February 4, 1922, the daughter of the late Henry and Denise (Na-son) Manross.

Mrs. Smith was a graduate of Tidioute High School, Tidioute, PA and Jamestown Business College. She and her late husband Walton “Cub” Smith, whom she married on January 4, 1947 in Lakewood and who died April 22, 1999, owned & operated the former Walton O. Smith Lumber Company in Forestville, before moving to Upper Black Eddy.

Mrs. Smith was a member of Frenchtown United Methodist Church, a friend of the Tinicum Unit-ed Church of Christ and a former member of Hamlet United Methodist Church and the Rebekah Lodge of Cassadaga.

Survivors include a daughter, Christine (Carl) Shannon, of Upper Black Eddy, PA.

Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by 5 brothers Glenn, Harry, Howard, Richard and Lawrence Manross.

Friends are welcome to call at the Hamlet United Methodist Church, Rt. 83, Hamlet on Thursday from 9-11 a.m., from where Funeral Services will be held at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Carol Dill officiating. Interment will follow in Arkwright Summit Cemetery, Town of Arkwright. A Rebekah Service will be conducted Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. in the Hamlet United Methodist Church.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Hamlet United Methodist Church, Rt. 83, South Dayton, NY 14138. Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville. To post con-dolences go to