Mary T. (Venturini) Smith, age 70 of Liberty Borough, passed away at home on Saturday, October 3, 2020. Born April 3, 1950 in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Pio and Virginia (Banchig) Venturini. A former employee of the County of Allegheny, Mary was a member of St. Eugene's Church in Liberty Borough. In her spare time, Mary loved animals -- especially her dog Buttons -- spending time and the mountains, and collecting cookbooks. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Arleigh E. Smith, who passed away June 30, 2017, and her brothers Gino and Raymond Venturini. Mary is survived by her brother Ciro (Irene) Venturini of White Oak and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 2 PM to 4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM. Only twenty-five people will be permitted at a time; masks are required; CDC and State guidelines will be observed; and social distancing will be enforced on funeral home property. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 10 AM in St. Eugene's Church with Fr. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Procession and burial will follow to Calvary Cemetery, Port Vue. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published October 05, 2020.