Theodora R. Smith 1923-2013

ANDOVER – Theodora Ruth Smith, 90, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Eagle Pointe Nursing Home.

She was born Aug. 18, 1923, in Andover, the daughter of Margaret Jane Sample and Walter James Waid.

Theo worked at the former Miller Memorial Nursing Home and was a member of Andover Congregational Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary J. Jones of Jefferson and Darlene J. Edelman of Orwell; a son, Arnold J. Smith of Jefferson; six grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray O. Smith; a son, Ray Jerome Smith; four sisters; and two brothers.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements handled by Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover.