Jean T. (Pineau) SmithMarch 11, 1928 ~ March 22, 2017 (age 89)
Jean T. (Pineau) Smith, 89, of Latrobe, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Mountain View Specialty Care Center, Greensburg. She was born March 11, 1928, in Oil City, daughter of the late Jack Pineau and Kathryn Wiersbinski Pineau. She was a homemaker and was a member of Holy Family Roman Catholic Church. Jean grew up in and spent most of her life in Oil City. She married Clayton Smith June 10, 1950. Upon her husband's retirement in 1988, she relocated to Palmetto, Fla., where she remained until 2001. Once hearing the news of her grandson's expected birth in September 2001, she immediately sold her home and moved to Latrobe. Her last 16 years have been spent focusing on enjoying the role of grandmother and participating in Clayton and Sara's lives. She has resided with her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren for the last six years of her life. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Smith, Dec. 19, 2000; a son, Stephen Smith; and a brother, William Pineau. She is survived by a daughter, Lori A Smith-Sakalousky and her husband, Bill, of Latrobe; two grandchildren, Clayton and Sara Sakalousky; a brother, Gerald Pineau and his wife, Carol, of Erie; sister-in-law, Kathy Smith, of Franklin; as well as several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2017, at FREDERICK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 27, 2017, in St. Rose Catholic Church, 4969 Route 982, Latrobe, PA 15650, with the Very Rev. Daniel C. Mahoney, VF, officiating. Everyone is asked to go directly to the church. Burial will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens, Cranberry. The family wishes to extend a thank you to the staff of Mountain View Specialty Care and Aseracare Hospice for making Jean's final days full of peace and love. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Christ the Divine Teacher School in Latrobe. To send condolences, visit www.FrederickFuneralHome.com.