Theresa M. (Daisy) Smith, 95, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA formerly of Lindenwood Dr., Emporium died at the Manor on Monday morning. (July 30, 2018) She was born May 1, 1923 in Clermont, PA a daughter of the late Carmine A. and Mary Falbo Grillo. On April 20, 1974 in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, Smethport, PA she married the late Carl E. Smith.
Daisy was a 1941 graduate of the former Mt. Jewett High School. She was employed at Sylvania for over 45 years. While working at Sylvania she was an avid bowler, bowling on the Sylvania teams for many years. She was a lifetime member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Emporium, a member of the CD of A, and served many years as a Eucharistic minister. Daisy was an avid artist specializing in oil and watercolors. She loved to travel, was a prize-winning quilter, enjoyed square dancing, and was an avid reader.
She is survived by three children; Joann (Jack) D'Ambrosio, Pittsburgh; Susan (Arthur) Beidler, Hedgesville, WV; Steve Smith, Bunola, PA; seven grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren; one brother, John (Frances) Grillo, Crystal City, MO and many nieces and nephews who were very special to her. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Lori Smith, two brothers, Joseph and Anthony "Tony" Grillo, one sister, Sarah DeLucia.
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Friday from 6-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Saturday (August 4, 2018) at 10:00 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, PA
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Guy & Mary Felt Manor, 110 East 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 E. Fourth St., Emporium or to the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library, 27 W. 4th St., PO Box 430, Emporium, PA 15834-0430
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