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Catherine Esther Smail Klingensmith
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1921
Death: May 19, 2005

Catherine E. Klingensmith
Gilpin


Catherine E. (Smail) Klingensmith, 83, of Gilpin, died at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2005, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital, East Franklin. Born Aug. 14, 1921, in Georgetown, Gilpin, she was a 1939 graduate of Leechburg High School. A homemaker, she was a member of Forks-Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gilpin, and the Gilpin Homemakers. She enjoyed playing bingo and cards. Mrs. Klingensmith is survived by a son, Thomas E. Klingensmith of Gilpin; daughter, Mrs. Ruth (John) Rich of Kiski Township; two brothers, Alfred (Nancy) Smail of Decatur, Ill., and Clifford (Donna) Smail of Gilpin; a sister, Pauline Pearson of Grove City; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard L. Klingensmith, who died March 28, 2004; her parents, Paul O. and Maria E. (Klingensmith) Smail; a brother, Homer "Bud" Smail; a sister, Marion Shearer; and a grandson, Joseph Dean Wilds Jr. Friends will be welcomed by her family on Sunday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at CLAWSON'S, Second at Main, Leechburg, where funeral ceremonies will be held Monday at 12 p.m. with her pastor, the Rev. Kevin E. Anderson officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.

(Obituary from The Valley News Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Paul Orr Smail (1894 - 1983)
  Maria Esther Klingensmith Smail (1897 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Howard L. Klingensmith (1918 - 2004)
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Esther Smail Klingensmith (1921 - 2005)
  Homer J. Smail (1923 - 1976)*
  Clifford Dale Smail (1936 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park
Lower Burrell
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Rich Fedoush
Record added: Mar 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18567621
Catherine Esther <i>Smail</i> Klingensmith
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Catherine Esther <i>Smail</i> Klingensmith
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Rest in Peace Catherine...
- Peter Ainsworth
 Added: Apr. 13, 2014
 
 
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