|Janet E. Smith|
|Saturday, August 17, 2013 12:13 AM|
Feb. 1, 1956-Aug. 15, 2013
Janet E. Smith, 57, of Spencerville, passed away peacefully at 6:19 a.m. Thursday at St. Rita’s Medical Center, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Feb. 1, 1956, in Lima to Richard and Shirley Potts Harruff, who survive in Spencerville.
On April 26, 1974, she married her best friend and soul mate, Jessie J. Smith, who died Sept. 29, 1995.
Survivors include a son, Richard (Sandra) Smith of Celina; a sister, Sherry Wieter, and her fiance, Scott Ditto of Delphos; nephew, Curtis Harruff of Lima; nieces, Beth Wieter of Spencerville, Mandy (Mat) Miller of Spencerville and their children, Mathew and Logan, Jamie (Scott) Bruce of Wapakoneta and their daughter, Amaya, Tammy Coil of Spencerville and her daughter Amber; and brothers-in-law, Leon Wieter and Dennis Harruff, both of Spencerville.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Pamela Harruff; and sister-in-law, Roxanne Harruff.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, the Rev. Andrew J. Atkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencerville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of gifts or flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Allen County.