August 28, 1927 - February 7, 2020
Mary Elizabeth Smith West, 92, of Hughesville, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020 at UPMC Susquehanna, Muncy. Born August 28, 1927 in Hughesville, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin H. and Ocie (Boyer) Smith. Her husband of 62 years, Elwell H. "Dutch" West, preceded her in death on June 19, 2009. Mary was a graduate of Hughesville High School, Class of 1945. Following graduation she was employed with the Prudential Insurance Company for 44 years, retiring in 1990. After retirement Mary worked with the Lycoming County Treasurer’s office processing doe licenses for many years. Mary was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Hughesville. She was also a member of BPW, Daughters of the American Revolution, East Lycoming Historical Society, and the Hughesville Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary where she served as treasurer for many years. Mary enjoyed collecting elephants of all shapes and sizes. She also enjoyed shopping and traveling to Florida during the winter months. Surviving are a son, Ashley A. (Susan) West of Hughesville; a daughter-in-law, Tina West Meck of Hughesville; three grandchildren, Jared B. (April) West of Muncy, Clint A. West of Hughesville, and Amanda M. (Bill) West Phillips of Williamsport; a great-granddaughter, Maegan F. West of Muncy; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Mary was preceded in death by a son, Arden D. West; a brother, George Amos "Sonny" Smith; and a sister, Kathryn L. "Sis" Smith. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, February 14, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water Street, Hughesville, with Rev. Max L. Walters Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. The family will provide the flowers and suggest memorial contributions to the East Lycoming County Historical Society, 66 S. Main St., Hughesville, PA 17737 or the Hughesville Fire Department, P.O. Box 53, Hughesville, PA 17737. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.
Mary Elizabeth Smith West, 92, of Hughesville, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020 at UPMC Susquehanna, Muncy. Born August 28, 1927 in Hughesville, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin H. and Ocie (Boyer) Smith. Her husband of 62 years,... View Obituary & Service Information
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