, Salem, MA

October 1, 2013

Angela Smith, 78

Beverly — Mrs. Angela Smith, 78, passed away at home, surrounded by her family, on Thursday. Born in Lindach, Austria, she was the daughter of the late Karl and Johanna Schosswendeter. She was the beloved wife of the late Russell F. Smith. Angela enjoyed knitting, sewing and crochet, but mostly enjoyed cooking and time spent with her family. She is survived by her daughter, Annemarie Griffen and her husband, Stephen, of Peabody; her son, Robert Smith of Beverly; her grandchildren, Alexander Russell Smith and Michael Mario Smith, and Wayne, Brian and Sean Griffen; a great-grandson, Wesley Robert Griffen; her brothers and sisters in Austria, Karl Schosswendter, Ernst Stottinger, Wilhelm and Franz Pirerfellner, Walter Pirefellner, Johanna Mullner, Maria Beierhofer, Hildegard Oberholzner, Josephine and Anneliese Schosswendter; and by many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Russell, she was predeceased by her son, Arthur Smith.

ARRANGEMENTS: We will be having a casual Celebration of Life get-together at her house at 6 Cherry Road, Beverly, MA 01915, on October 5, from 12 to 5 p.m. We hope you can join us. In lieu of flowers, or if you can’t make it, please feel free to make a donation to NARSAD (National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression) at

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