Mary E. ‘Lidy’ Smith

Mary E. “Lidy” Smith, 68, Valley View Home, formerly of Greenwood and Duncansville, died Wednesday morning at Altoona Regional after an extended illness.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William and Daisy (Feathers) Black. She married Clayton R. “Boog” Smith on March 2, 1963.

Surviving are her husband of 50 years of Greenwood; three sons: Dave (Kim) of Greenwood, Rick (Connie) of Altoona and Randy of Duncansville; four grandchildren: Broc, Travis, Derek and Madison; a sister, Joanne Edmiston of Altoona; and a brother, Donald “Pee Wee” Black of Duncansville.

She was preceded in death by a brother, William “Sonny” Black; and a sister, Donna Piper.

Lidy was a 1962 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. She worked for the Sheetz Corporate Office in custodial. She was of the Lutheran faith.

Lidy enjoyed playing cards, going to casinos, shopping, listening to country music and spending time with her grandchildren. She was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and was a collector of Tweety Bird items.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2013, and 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Liebegott-Brown Funeral Home Inc., 1218 Fourth Ave., Duncansville, officiated by the Rev. Jaime G. Olson. Interment will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.