Gaynell F. (Ware) Smith, 77, Buffalo, N.Y., formerly of Altoona, died Friday.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late George F. and Anna (Paul) Ware.
Surviving are a daughter, Wanda Johnson; a son, Maurice (Laura) Smith; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by a son, Samuel E. Smith.
Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the noon home going celebration Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 665 Michigan Ave., Buffalo, N.Y. Entombment will follow at noon at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Amigone Funeral Home Inc., Tonawanda, N.Y.