Patricia Jean Smeltzer, age 69, of Columbus, Ohio passed away January 9, 2012. Trish was born November 2, 1942 in Oil City, Pennsylvania to the late Kenneth and Lilimae (Cook) Anthony. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Judith Pati. Trish enjoyed Bingo, reading, crossword puzzles and games, and was affectionately referred to as "Encyclopedia Grandma" because she always seemed to have the answer to everybody's questions. Trish is survived by her beloved husband of 51 years, Alan K. Smeltzer; children, Traci Bourcier, Terri Vance and Toni (Gary) Barry; grandchildren, Jamie Watkins, Kirstie Rush, Kevin Parnell, Devan Parnell, Patrick Vance, Hunter Parnell and Emma Barry; brother, Kenneth Anthony; step-grandchildren, Lauren, Alex, Mitchell and Bryce Barry; brother-in-law, Brent Smeltzer; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Per Trish's request, there will be no public services. Take a moment and remember her in your own personal way. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Mount Carmel Foundation, 6150 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43213 (to be used for area of greatest need) in memory of Patricia Smeltzer.
Created by: Kinfolk Record added: Jan 14, 2012
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