MARTINSBURG - Mary H. Smith, 83,
died early Sunday morning, November
5, 2023 at LewisCountyGeneralHospital,
with her family at her side, and under the care of hospice and east wing
Mary was born April 16, 1940
in MountHolly, NJ., the daughter of the late
Elwood and Dorothy Louise (Cliver) Jobes. She attended Mt.HollyHigh School. Mary
worked for 16 years at New Jersey State Division
of Developmental Disabilities Center in Burlington County, NJ.
On November 6, 1981
at Ft. Dix, New Jersey Chapel she married Robert J.
Smith. He was a retired Federal Police Officer at Ft.Drum.
Mary worked for Kalet’s Adult Home and Flat Rock Inn. They made their home
in Martinsburg. Robert died on November 26, 1996.
She is survived
by her son, Brian R. Sprowl of Martinsburg; her three grandchildren and
families, Alexis (Robert "Robbie") Talbot and their daughter,
Rylee; Ashlee (Tyler) Halladay and their son, Hudson; and her grandson, Ryan
Sprowl; her daughter-in-law, Susan Sprowl; her nephew and God son, Joseph
Green, Jr.; her siblings, Donald (Cindy) Jobes, Florence “Pete” Torla, Marjorie
“Anne” (Joseph L.) Green. She is predeceased by Elwood "Juney"
(Madelyn Kay) Jobes, Jr., and Dorothy L. (Andrew) Porto.
service for family and friends will be on Thursday, November 9th
at at MartinsburgCemetery. Immediately following the
service, everyone is invited to the Marine Corps League.
Mary’s family is
deeply appreciative of Lewis County Hospice, Lewis County Search &
Rescue, and the nurses of East wing.
In lieu of
flowers memorials may be made to: Friends of Lewis County Hospice, Inc., P.O. Box 266, LowvilleNY13367