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November 3, 2012

Cynthia Calder Smith

MEADVILLE — Cynthia Calder Smith, 67, of Meadville, died at home Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Meadville on May 21, 1945, a daughter of Arthur E. and Anne Calder Mason. She was first married to Wayne Hoover. She married Archie Dean Smith on July 18, 1984, and he survives.

She was a graduate of Meadville High School.

She worked several jobs in the area over the years, most recently working as a driver with the Hubbard Bus Service for 12 years. She retired in 1997 to help raise her grandchildren.

She was of the Protestant faith. She enjoyed camping, ceramics, crocheting, sewing and spending time with her family.

Survivors, in addition to her husband, Archie, of 28 years, include three daughters, Betsy Teasdale and her husband, James, of Meadville, Patricia (Trish) Allen and her husband, Brian, of Meadville, and Brenda Denman of Meadville; seven grandchildren, Chelsea Teasdale, Jamie Teasdale, Emily Allen, Aaron Allen, Paul Peterson, Susan Peterson and Andrew Peterson; three great-grandchildren, Blake Hoover, Jessalyn Hoover and Gabrielle Peterson; twin brothers, Timothy E. Mason and his wife, Juanita, of Meadville, and Thomas R. Mason and his wife, Diane, of Meadville; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Wayne Hoover, who died Sept. 30, 1986.

Calling hours are Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Robert W. Waid Funeral Home Inc., 581 Chestnut St., Meadville.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Joe Kaufer, chaplain of Southern Care Hospice, officiating.

Interment will be in Venango Cemetery.

Memories and condolences may be shared at waidfuneralhome.net.

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