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Grace Gearhart Smith

March 18, 1933 ~ October 10, 2018 (age 85)

Grace Gearhart Smith, age 85, of Prospect, peacefully passed away with her husband by her side on October 10, 2018 in the Memory Care Unit at New Haven Court, Butler.

Born March 18, 1933 in Rural Valley, Armstrong County, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Charles and Hazel Pearl Wilhelm Gearhart.

Along with her husband, she was in the Gold Wing Motorcycle Association Chapter D in Butler; Mopars in the Park Pentastar Car Club in Rural Valley; and the BASMA Butler Area Street Machine Association.

She enjoyed car shows, canning from her garden with her niece, quilting, knitting, and collecting tea cups.  She loved listening to country western music and playing the organ.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years Ronald Dean Smith, who she married August 31, 1962, two brothers Albert (Shirley) Gearhart and Dale (Evelyn) Gearhart all of Cherry Run; 11 nieces and nephews; and a number of great nieces and great nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother.

Visitation will be on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 3pm to 7pm at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect.

A funeral service will be on Friday, October 12, 2018, 10:30am in the Mausoleum at Greenlawn Burial Estates, Butler, Pa, with Rev. Dana Opp, pastor of the Portersville Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Ave, Unit E201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. 


Donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association
1100 Liberty Ave, Unit E201, Pittsburgh PA 15222


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