Created on Thursday, 10 September 2009 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Former Bellefontaine resident Evelyn L. Smetana, 86, went to be with her Lord on Sept. 4, 2009, in Akron.
She was born in McKeesport, Pa., on Aug. 27, 1923, a daughter of the late Fritz and Jenny J. Wester.
On Dec. 20, 1944, she married Frederick Smetana of Turtle Creek, Pa., and he preceded her in death, along with a brother, Oliver.
Survivors include sons, Ronald (Sara J. Beis) of Akron and James of Englewood; grandchildren, Kristina, William, Jason, Abby and Emma; and five great-grandchildren.
Cremation was handled by The Billow Funeral Home & Crematory, Fairlawn Chapel, Fairlawn.
The family wishes to extend sincere appreciation for the wonderful care Evelyn received from the staff of Traditions at Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls and the Hospice of VNS of Akron.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Traditions Foundation of Traditions at Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls, traditionshealth.org; and the Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service of Akron, vnsa.com.