Mary Patricia “Pat” Smith, 92, Cynthiana

Mary Patricia “Pat” Smith, age 92, of Cynthiana, Indiana, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

Pat, as she was known to everyone, was born on November 15, 1928 in Cynthiana to Lawrence and Ella Hepler. She married Robert E. “Red” Smith on December 26 1954. He preceded her in death on January 2, 2019. In addition to being a mother and homemaker, Pat worked in the grain industry at several of the local grain elevators. She also worked for Kokie’s Catering Service for many years before retiring from the Cynthiana State Bank. Pat was a member of the Cynthiana Town & Country Club, the VFW Auxiliary, and was commissioned into the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.

Surviving are her three children; John C. (Kathy) Smith of Huntingburg, IN, Joseph P. (Theresa) Smith of Cynthiana, IN, and Mary K. (Jim) Swanson of Henderson, KY. Six grandchildren; Jennifer (Kyle) Schmidt, Aaron Calvert, Michael (Emilee) Smith, Kyle Smith, Jessica (Cody) Moll, and Alec Calvert. Also surviving are four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Following her wishes, the family has selected cremation with a private internment at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvert’s Chapel Cemetery fund at the Crane Credit Union in Cynthiana.

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