Meadville Tribune

April 9, 2013

Michelle M. Smith

Meadville Tribune

CONNEAUT LAKE — Michelle M. Smith, 57, of Conneaut Lake, passed Monday, April 8, 2013, at home with her family at her bedside.

She was born April 27, 1955, in Tarentum, a daughter of the late Mike and Eileen Jentgens Ciptack.

Michelle was a housewife and was of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed bingo, knitting and spending time with the grandkids; she dearly loved her Pug, “Precious.”

She is survived by her daughter, Debra Elder of Owingsville, Ky.; a son, John Elder Jr. of Cochranton; seven grandchildren, Chris Elder, Dakota Elder, Caitlin Strange, Kylee Strange, Daryn Elder, Destiny Elder and Kirstyn Strange; and a sister, Rebecca Davadick of Tarentum.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Smith; a brother, Charles Smith; an aunt, Mary Ciptack; her grandparents, Bill and Helen Jentgens; and a grandson, Dante Elder.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Michelle’s arrangements have been entrusted to Dickson Funeral Home and Crematory, 130 N. Second St., Conneaut Lake, Rocco R. Tedesco III, supervisor.

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