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Mary Margaret Smithberger

August 28, 1928 - September 25, 2011

Smithberger, Mary Margaret (Heiss) 83 of Moundsville, WV passed away on Sunday, September 25,

She was born  August 28, 1928 in Marietta, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Francis and Helen

(Schilling) Schwendeman.  Mary was a longtime member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.  She enjoyed being a stay home mother and housewife.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 34 years, Bernard Joseph Smithberger; son, Alan Heiss; step-son, Joseph Smithberger; step-daughter, Alma Jean Smithberger and brother, David Schwendeman.


She is survived by two sons, Don Heiss of Steubenville, Ohio and Michael (Amy) Heiss of Toronto, Ohio; a daughter, Beth (Phil) Kendzierski of Moundsville, WV; three brothers, Larry (Joyce) Schwendeman of Vincent, Ohio, Bob (Jeannett) Schwendeman of Waterford, Ohio and Jim Schwendeman of Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Alice (Herman) Huck of Waterford, Ohio and Martha (Virgil) Huck also of Waterford, Ohio; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 28, 2011 from 4pm to 7pm at CARE Chapel, 1500 Second St, Moundsville, WV with a Vigil Service starting at 6:30pm.


Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11am at St. Jude Catholic Church in Glen Dale, WV with Father Terrance Adams as celebrant.  Interment will follow at Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens in Sherrard, WV.


In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Valley Hospice at 380 Summit Avenue, Steubenville, Ohio 43952.


Arrangements entrusted to CARE  Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 Second St., Moundsville, WV.


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