Gerdith Ellen Smith, 72, of Oak Lawn, died Oct. 16, at home. Visitation was held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth on Oct. 19. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Gerald Church in Oak Lawn on Oct. 20. Burial was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband, Maurie; her daughters, Lee Ann Smith and Christy Vahl; her sons, Michael Smith and Timothy Smith; and five grandchildren.
Mrs. Smith was born in Chicago. She was a homemaker.