Patricia Ann "Pat" Smith of W. Collingswood
Monday, November 30, 2020
Patricia Ann "Pat" Smith (nee Thomas), on November 27, 2020, of W. Collingswood. Age 82. Beloved wife of the late John V. "Jack" Smith. Devoted mother of Jen Johnson (Mike), Judi Maccri (Dominick), Jon Smith, and step-daughter Kim Smith Keller. Loving Nanny of Chelsea, Leah and Tiena. Dear sister of Judith Marini (Steve), Richard Thomas (Emily) and the late Dorothy Dougherty-Mitchell. Pat leaves behind many dear nieces, nephews and extended family as well as her longtime friend Joan Ellis.
Pat was an alumna of the University of Pennsylvania, proudly served in the US Army, and worked many years as a school nurse, predominantly in Camden School District. She was an avid gardener who loved spending time in her yard, tending her beloved roses and listening to the songbirds at her feeders. Pat was a lover of music who enjoyed summers down the shore with friends and family and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Services and interment are private at the request of the family. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pat's memory to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or WRTI-FM, 1509 Cecil B Moore Ave. 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19121. Family and friends may share memories at www.gardnerfuneralhome.com