Patricia A. Smith

Patricia A. Smith

Patricia Ann Smith, 86, of Belpre, Ohio passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Camden Clark Medical Center.

She was born December 11, 1930 in Parkersburg, W.Va., a daughter of the late Harold McKinney Swisher, Sr. and Althea Mabel Sinnett Swisher.

Pat was a 1949 graduate of Parkersburg High School and a graduate of Mt. State Business College. She retired after 30+ years of service from Johns Manville as payroll clerk insistent on using a comptometer in place of a computer. The comptometer was retired with her. She enjoyed boating, crossword puzzles, sewing and knitting. Pat always attended the sporting events of her grandkids and more recently enjoyed taking care of her great-grandchildren. She was a very loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Pat was a member of the Belpre Heights United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her two daughters, Kimberly A. (Bob) Koch of Vincent, Ohio and Lisa E. Holdren of Belpre; one brother, Harold M. Swisher Jr. of Amherst, Va.; five grandchildren, Sean (Abbie) Holdren of Belpre, Ryker Holdren of Belpre, William “Bill” (Faith) Koch of Chicago, Illinois, Nicholas “Nick” Koch of Vincent and Benjamin “Ben” Koch of Cincinnati, Ohio; three great-grandchildren, Zoey, Norah and Knox Holdren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Smith; and two sisters, Jean Elzey and Jane Castin.

A Celebration of Life service will be 4:00 p.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Vaughan Funeral Home, 1010 Murdoch Avenue, Parkersburg with Reverend Rod Brower officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until time of services Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Memorials are preferred to Belpre Heights United Methodist Church, 720 Clement Avenue, Belpre, OH 45714.

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