Deborah C. Allen-Smith, 56, of 21468 Blooming Valley Road, Meadville, passed away Friday at home.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William P. and Rita A. (Gority) Allen.
Surviving are two children: Alene D. Smith and Zebdiah J. Smith, both at home; five brothers: Paul Richardson, Sean P. Allen and wife, Linda, Michael E. Allen and wife, Cricket, William P. Allen and wife, Mary, and Joseph F. Fornwalt and wife, Kimberly, all of Altoona; her former husband, Peter O. Smith of Meadville; 14 nieces and nephews; a great-niece; and two very special friends: Rachel Pasikoski and Quintin Buttolph, both of Meadville.
Deborah C. Allen-Smith
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, William C. "Itch" Fornwalt.
Deborah was a 1974 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 1986 graduate of St. Vincent Hospital School of Nursing. She was employed as a registered nurse for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at Polk Center, Franklin. She had previously been employed at St. Vincent Medical Center, Erie, and as a surgical nurse in Meadville.
Deborah was a member of St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, Meadville. She enjoyed reading and watching QVC. The greatest love in her life was her children.
Friends will be received from 1 until the 2 p.m. memorial service Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, Father Marc Solomon, pastor of St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, PA 16335
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