Jane Marie Smith (nee Laubenthal), 61, of North Ridgeville died Thursday, September 20, 2007 at her home following a long illness.
Jane was the Director of Nursing/Administrator of Assisted Living at the Belvedere Nursing Home in Westlake.
She was a member of St. Peter’s Church in North Ridgeville. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Paul; children, Todd Smith of Rohnert, CA, Colleen Elbert (husband, Louis) of Grafton, Patricia Smith of Elyria, Carl Smith of San Rafael, CA, Steven Smith of North Ridgeville; eight grandchildren; brother, Richard C. Laubenthal of Grafton, and Bill J. Laubenthal of North Ridgeville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Sylvia Laubenthal; and sister, Carol Bender.
Friends may call 2 to 5 P.M. Sunday, September 23, 2007 at the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Chestnut Ridge Rd. and State Rt. 57, Elyria, where closing prayers will be held at 9:30 A.M. Monday, September 24, 2007 followed by a 10 A.M. Mass at St. Peter’s Church, 35777 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville. Rev. Stephen Kaminski, Rev. John Seabold, Rev. Allen R. Laubenthal, Rev. Paul Wysocki will concelebrate her Mass. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery, North Ridgeville. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 43099 North Ridge Rd., Elyria, OH 44035.