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Roselyn M. "Rosie" (Thomas) Smith

May 24, 1937 — January 31, 2024

Roselyn M. "Rosie" (Thomas) Smith

Roselyn M. “Rosie” (Thomas) Smith, age 86, of Cohick Lane, Jersey Shore, died peacefully early Wednesday morning at the Jersey Shore Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Jersey Shore where she was a patient since January 12, 2024.

Born in Orangeville on May 24, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Harold D. and Margaret J. (Hartman) Thomas. Her early life was spent in Orangeville and later she resided in Mifflinville. She moved to Jersey Shore in 1976. For several years she resided with her sister Doris in Bloomsburg, returning to Jersey Shore following Doris’ death in 2023. She was a 1955 graduate of Central Columbia High School.

Rosie was employed as a cook at the Happy Acres Campground in Waterville from 1976 to 2000. She also worked in the Agricultural Building at the annual Bloomsburg Fair for many years.

While in Bloomsburg she attended the Hidlay Lutheran Church.

Rosie was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel S. Smith, on January 26, 2009, by a daughter Jane Louise Smith, by five brothers: Paul Thomas, Hervey R. Thomas, Donald V. Thomas, David H. Thomas, John R. Thomas and by five sisters: Dorothy Creveling, Mary Kocher, Deanna Stauffer, Shirley Bower and Doris Creveling.

Rosie is survived by three sons: Steven M. Smith of Espy, Timothy J. Smith of Mifflinville, Samuel S. Smith and his wife Tammy of Jersey Shore; a daughter, Mary K., wife of Richard V. Sander. Jersey Shore; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Ann wife of Dale M. Davis of Bloomsburg; a brother Dale Thomas and his wife Bernice of Orangeville; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 3 p. m. in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg, with Pastor Ronald Savits of the Pine Creek Christian Church officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Elan Memorial Park, Lime Ridge.

Viewing will be from 2-3 p. m. Saturday.

 

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Saturday, February 3, 2024

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325 Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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Saturday, February 3, 2024

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Dean W. Kriner Funeral Home and Cremation Service

325 Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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