Joann R. Smith
81, Cresson, went to be with the Lord, January 11, 2020 at her residence. Born May 2, 1938, Lilly, daughter of the late Joseph and Izora "Dolly" (McMullen) Eger. Preceded in death by her brothers, Eugene "Hound", Walter "Gary" and Clair Eger. Survived by her children, Ernie Smith (Debbie); Michael Smith (Kim Harris), all of Cresson; 6 grandchildren, Dawn Christy (Tre), Darcy Smith (Tyson), Dana Smith, Jonathan Smith (Justine), Samantha Lafferty (Aaron) and special grandson, Douglas Smith; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Osborne, Lilly Level; Pat Salvicsky (Joe), St. Benedict; Judy Flynn (Jeff), Lake of the Woods, Va.; brothers, Roger Eger (Pam), Needmore; Alfred Eger, Gallitzin; and many nieces and nephews. Joann worked for Puritan/Warnaco Sportswear and Altoona Care for Nursing. She enjoyed yardsaling, crafting, sitting in her garage and waving at her friends and neighbors. A special thank you to AseraCare Hospice nurses, Beth and Sarah, for their care they showed mom. Friends and family will be received Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 4-8 p.m. at Anderson Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 233 Keystone Ave., Cresson. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Sankertown VFW Post 7377, 133 Pennsylvania Ave., Cresson, Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 2 p.m., Pastor John Bennett, officiant. Lunch will be served immediately after. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, "Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Careā„¢." Condolences may be made at
Published on January 13, 2020


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Shirley Auberzinski
Jan 14, 2020
Sorry for your loss. She was a a friend and classmate. I will remember her fondly