Catherine Cecelia "CeCi" Smith, age 79, passed away Thursday, Dec.14, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, after a brief illness.
Born on Aug. 21, 1938, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late James H. and Margaret Feldmann Smith. In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her brother McCaffery "Mac" Smith and his wife Margaret "Peggy" Smith; and brother-in-laws William V. Keegan, Gorgon E. Hite, and James M. McMorran.
CeCi is survived by twin sisters Margaret Alice Keegan and Rose Marie Hite, Cumberland, sister Elizabeth Anne McMorran (twin sister of Mac,) Frostburg; nieces and nephews Julie Anne Hardy and husband Bill, Jamie Lee Woodring, Matt McMorran, Diane Stegmaier and husband Brett, Denise Keegan, William "Billy" Keegan, Andy Smith and wife Yvonne, Annette Flanigan (God Child) and husband Bob. She was also loved by several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
She was a graduate of Beall High School, class of 1956. She dedicated 10 years of service to the Sisters of Charity St. Augustine in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1966 she returned to Frostburg and was employed at Sacred Heart Hospital as the Food Services Director for 18 years. She finished her food service career at Allegany County Nursing Home. Throughout her years in Frostburg, she also catered for many community and personal events.
Her body was donated to science. A funeral Memorial Mass will be held at St. Michael Church on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at 11a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael Building Fund or Bereavement Fund.
Published on December 14, 2017