Rose M. Smith
Rose M. Smith
August 15, 1925 - March 7, 2012

Rose Marie Smith, 86, of Interlachen passed away Wednesday, March 07, 2012 at the Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka following a brief illness.

She was born in New Lexington, Ohio and had been a resident of Interlachen for the past ten years, coming from London, Ohio. She was a retired nurse. She ministered as a nun for 17 years, serving in the Poor Clares religious order in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She had been an active member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Interlachen where she belonged to the Ladies’ Guild, serving as President and Vice-President. She helped to start the St. Vincent DePaul Society in Interlachen. She loved baking and everyone enjoyed her whiskey cakes.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Bob Smith; and one son, Tommy Smith.

Surviving are one daughter, Jane Hendricks of Interlachen; one granddaughter, Melissa O’Brien of Port Orange; and one great grandson, Gabriel O’Brien of Port Orange.

A funeral mass will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at the St. John the Evalgelist Catholic Church in Interlachen with Father Robert Napier officiating.


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