Irene E. Smith, 96 , passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at her home in New Bloomfield surrounded by her family. She was born March 16, 1921 to Samuel and Mary Margaret (Flickinger) Kline. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, New Bloomfield and the Perry Historians. She was an avid quilter and enjoyed numerous hobbies.
Irene was the widow of James R. Smith and is survived by her son, Clifford J. Smith (Margaret) of Mechanicsburg; daughter, Deldia S. Graybill (Rich)of Mifflintown; brother, John Kline of Millerstown; sisters, Julia Manning and Sara Phillips of Mechanicsburg; granddaughter, Tanya Alexander (Tim) of Mifflintown; 6 step grandchildren and several step great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Clifford J. Smith Jr. and brother Glenn Kline.
Services will be held on Monday from the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport with a viewing from 11 AM until the funeral service at 12 Noon. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Christ Lutheran Church, 46 West High Street, New Bloomfield, Pa. 17068.