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June M. Smith, 94, of 3193 Rte. 6, Kane, died Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
¬†¬†¬†¬† Born June 2, 1918, in Johnsonburg, she was a daughter of Alfred and Catherine "Kate" Sweeney Hinchliffe.¬† On Sept. 24, 1938, in Johnsonburg, she married James S. Smith, who preceded her in death.
¬†¬†¬†¬† Mrs. Smith was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church and a former member of St. Anne's Church in Wilcox and Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg.¬† She also was a former member of the C.D. of A. in both Wilcox and Johnsonburg.
¬†¬†¬†¬† June was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who spent many wonderful years caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She selflessly gave of her time and patience in making all of¬† their lives happier and easier.
¬†¬†¬†¬† Surviving are a daughter, Joyce (Bob) Arnold of Kane; two granddaughters, Jacklyn (Jeff) Pusateri of Kane and Jill (Kevin) Burk of Latrobe; two great-granddaughters, Allison Pusateri of Edinburgh, Scotland and Brooke Burke of Latrobe; two great-grandsons, Jacob Pusateri of Buffalo, N.Y. and Jesse Burke of Latrobe; a sister, Helen (Dave) Hoy of St. Marys; three nieces, Kathy (Jim) McKnight Herzing and Betsy (John) Hoy Healy, both of St. Marys, and Rosemary Zimmer; and three nephews, Alan Hinchliffe, Jack Hinchliffe and Butch Hinchliffe.
¬†¬†¬†In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice McKnight¬† and Shirley Tuttle; two brothers, Mac Hinchliffe and Murph Hinchliffe; two brothers-in-law, Lemon McKnight and Phil Tuttle; and two sisters-in-law, Jane Hinchliffe and Mariam Hinchliffe;
¬†¬†¬†¬† Friends and family of June M. Smith will be received on Monday from 9-10:45 a.m. in the gathering space at St. Callistus Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. John Barwin officiating.¬†Burial will be at Holy Rosary Cemetery in Johnsonburg.
¬†¬†¬†¬† Memorial donations may be made to the Lutheran Home at Kane, 100 High Point Dr., Kane, PA 16735; St. Callistus Catholic Church, 342 Chase St., Kane, PA; or to a charity of choice.
¬†¬†¬†¬† The Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
¬†¬†¬†¬† Online condolences may be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com.