March 7, 1922 - January 8, 2016
Vivien B. Smith, 93, of Brighton Twp., formerly of New Sewickley Twp. and Apple Valley, CA, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016, in Good Samaritan Hospice, Heritage Valley Beaver. Born March 7, 1922, in New Castle, a daughter of the late Wilson E. and Ona Pinkerton Carr, she was a retired salesclerk with the JCPenney Company. She was a member of Oak Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Sewickley Twp., and was a past president and member of the Big Knob Firemen's Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor W. Smith Sr., in 2001; a daughter, Sherry E. Cholewiak, in 2012; a grandson, Mark Grant, in 2013; a daughter-in-law, Eleanor Smith, in 1977; a grandson-in-law, David Kemp, in 2000; two stepsisters, and one stepbrother. Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas W. and Linda Smith, and Victor W. "Bill" Jr. and Lois Smith, all of New Sewickley Twp.; a son-in-law, Chris Cholewiak, Hesperia, CA; 11 grandchildren, Tammie Kemp, Rochester; Darren and Tammy Smith, Daugherty Twp.; Trisha and Mark Lawless, Mars, PA; Jeff Grant, Clarksville, TN; Matthew Grant, Ambridge; Jamey and Shannon Smith, New Sewickley Twp.; Jennifer Smith, New Sewickley Twp., and Brian, Sarah, Heidi and Chrissy Cholewiak, all of Hesperia, CA; 27 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandson. Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. in the WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester, where services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. Her pastor, the Rev. Nathaneil Christman, will officiate. Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park. The family wishes memorial contributions be made, if desired, to the Compassionate Ministry Food Pantry, c/o Unionville United Methodist Church and Oak Grove Lutheran Church, 1297 Route 68, Rochester, PA 15074. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff on 4 Main at Friendship Ridge and Good Samaritan Hospice for the care and comfort given to our mother.
Vivien B. Smith, 93, of Brighton Twp., formerly of New Sewickley Twp. and Apple Valley, CA, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016, in Good Samaritan Hospice, Heritage Valley Beaver. Born March 7, 1922, in New Castle, a daughter of the late Wilson... View Obituary & Service Information
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