A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Mary Ann Smith age 88 of Marshall, TX will be conducted at 10:30 AM on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marshall. Msgr. Zach Kunnakkattuthara will celebrate the Mass. A Rosary will begin at 10:00 AM prior to the service. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.
Mrs. Smith was called home on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Jefferson, TX. She was born May 6, 1929 in Hammond, LA to Biaggio and Dominic Cacioppo. Mary Ann grew up in Hammond, LA. She graduated from Hotel Dieu in New Orleans with her nursing degree. On April 9, 1950 she married the love of her life O.D. Smith. Together they raised four children. Mrs. Smith worked for many years as an RN at Marshall Regional Medical Center in the operating department. After retiring from nursing she opened a gift shop “Our Place” in Marshall. Mary Ann was a wonderful friend and enjoyed working in her gardens, playing bridge, and traveling. Most of all she was a dedicated wife and loving mother.
Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, O.D. Smith; four children, Teresa Sauer and husband Gordon, Gregory Smith and wife Karen, Judilyn Wise and husband Michael, and David Smith and partner Connie Nava; 10 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.
Her family would like to thank all the staff at Cypress Place in Jefferson, TX and Life Care Health Services for the love and care given to our mom.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to St. Joseph Catholic Church at www.stjosephmarshall.org/online-giving or at 410 N. Alamo, Marshall, TX 75670.
June 24, 2017
10:30 AM to TBD
St. Joseph Catholic Church
410 North Alamo
Marshall, TX 75670
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery