Born in Fombell on April 17, 1937, Birdie was the daughter of the late Leroy and Frances Steffler Smith. She retired from Leeds and Northrup in Ellport where she had worked for over 20 years. Before her disability Birdie enjoyed working in her garden and being outdoors around her home.
Birdie is survived by 3 sisters and a brother, Nellie “Eleanor” Shaffer, Bertha Smith and Linda Matheny, all of Fombell, and Don Smith of New Castle. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents Birdie was preceded in death by a brother, David Smith.
Friends may call at the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 97 Grim Avenue, Ellport on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 6 to 8 PM.
A Funeral Service will be offered at the Funeral Home at 8 PM by Rev. Elizabeth Wallace of Knox Presbyterian Church. Interment will be in Camp Run UP Church Cemetery.
The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.tomonfuneralhome.com.