Pauline Elizabeth Smith, 93, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Weirton Geriatric Center. Born October 31, 1920 in Sutton, WV, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Iva Snyder Long. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Homer T. Smith; brothers Carlin, Gordon, Earl, and Allen Long; sister, Lucille Galligan; and step-brother, Ralph Wells. Pauline was a homemaker, a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers, and the K of C Auxiliary. Pauline is survived by her sons, Homer T. Smith (Barbara)of Manasquan, NJ, David Lee Smith (Judy) of Bluffton, SC, and Patrick J. Smith (Donna) of Charleston, SC; daughters, Ellen Crain (Donald) of Rosswell, GA and Beth Fracasso (Enzo) of Weirton, WV; and 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from 4-8 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 12:30 PM Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Manuel Gelido officiating. Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery Mausoleum, Weirton, WV. Contributions in memory of Pauline should be made to: Franciscan Sisters, T.O.R., 369 Little Church Road, Toronto, OH 43964

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  1. Ellen, Mike and I just wanted to let you know we will be praying for you and your mother and your family at Mass tomorrow morning. There is little we can say except that you have our deepest sympathy. With love, Mike and Marci Bagnulo

  2. Ellen, Don and family, Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Our family sends hugs, prayers and sympathy to each of you. Fun memories of visiting your house when we were kids. Watched it being moved on Colliers Way! Your Mom was a beautiful lady, inside and out. She will be missed. Rest in Peace, Mrs. Smith!

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