Let the memory of Gloria be with us forever
  • 89 years old
  • Born on May 30, 1922 .
  • Passed away on June 4, 2011 .

 

 

Gloria (Tettemer) Smith of Bensalem died on Saturday evening, June 4, 2011, at Lower Bucks Hospital. She was 89.

She was a lifelong residence of Bensalem.

Gloria enjoyed reading, swimming, boating and going to the Delaware River at Echo Beach. She was also a lover of cats.

Mrs. Smith was a direct descendent of John Honeyman, who was a spy for Gen. George Washington during the Revolutionary War, and aided with information for Washington crossing the Delaware River on Christmas Eve at Trenton.

Mrs. Smith is survived by five children: Sylvia D. Nerl (Dan), Brenton F. Smith (Judy), Shawn H. Smith (Beverlee), Ross Smith and Tara Bryn Smith; four grandchildren: Renee C. Banks (Ken), Shawn H. Smith Jr., Kristin Lee Smith and Christopher M. Craft (Liz). She is also survived by four great-grandchildren: Kevyn Sills, Kenny Banks, Aislyn and Loralei Craft.

Gloria was preceded in death by her mother and father Ethelyn (nee Honeyman) and Burton Tettemer, and her husband of 43 years, Frank Smith and her brother, Norman, and sister, Joy.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Saturday from 10 to 12 Noon at Tomlinson Funeral Home, P.C., 2207 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, followed by Services at 12 Noon. Interment will be in Beechwood Cemetery.

 A memorial luncheon will follow interment.

Memorials in Mrs. Smith's name may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Association, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or to The Union Fire Co., 2067 State Road, Bensalem, PA 19020. Or to Tabby's Place a Cage free Sanctuary for Cats rescued from hopeless situations,

Tabby's Place

1100 US Highway 202

Ringoes, NJ 08551 http://www.tabbysplace.org/index.html

Posted by Renee Salassa Banks on 6th June 2011
Tribute video to Gloria Smith: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G30D9P6sUSs
Posted by Renee Salassa Banks on 6th June 2011
I love you Mom Mom, rest in peace

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