Kathleen R. Smith

Kathleen R. Smith, age 74, of 32 1/2 Morgan Ave., Ridgway died early Thursday morning, March 29, 2012 at the DuBois Nursing Home. She was born August 24, 1937 in Shurite, Allegheny County. She was married to Raymond C. Smith, he preceded her in death on August 31, 2011. She had resided in Ridgway all of her life and was Protestant by faith. She is survived by one daughter, Rita A. Dean of Warren; one son, Robert D. Smith of Fallen Timber; two grandchildren, Courtney and Tyler Smith; two sisters, Twila Dowdle and her husband Harvey of Glen Hazel, and Beverly Frye of Ridgway; two brothers, Donald Sidelinger and his wife Judy of St. Marys, and Gerald Sidelinger and his wife Becky of Wilcox; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Myrtle (Stumbaugh) Sidelinger, and her husband. Funeral services and burial for Kathleen R. Smith will be private. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Ridgway Public Library. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Thompson Funeral Home.