Erma Smith, age 92, a resident of Green Springs, OH passed away on June 21, 2018, of natural causes. She was born Erma Weiker in Riley Township, OH on December 21, 1925, as the daughter of Mary Lovina Frey and Edward Weiker. She graduated from Fremont Ross High School and worked at Tony’s Bakery, National Carbon, and eventually owned and operated her own beauty shop in Sycamore, OH.
Erma was pre-deceased by her husband, James W. Smith (Superintendent of Mohawk High School), and her daughter, Connie A. Hurlburt, and she is survived by her one son – Kent Smith of Green Springs, OH. Erma is also survived by a granddaughter, Krista Hurlburt, of Washington, DC; a brother Carlos G. Weiker, of Green Springs; a son-in-law Victor Hurlburt, of Lake Mary, FL; and many nieces and nephews.
Erma was married on December 26, 1948 to James W. Smith, then a school teacher, in Fremont, OH. Following James’ career, the Smith family lived in various locations throughout Ohio, to include Green Springs, Graytown, Elmore, Elyria, and Gibsonburg. After Erma’s husbands’ retirement from the education field in 1971, Erma and James built a house and moved to Green Springs, OH. Erma attended Grace Lutheran Church in Fremont, was a member of the Fremont Moose Lodge, PT Boat, Inc., was an active member of the local Red Hat Club called the Purple Vivacious Damsels, was a former member of the Fremont RFD Garden Club, and played pinochle at a local card club.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 211 N. Broadway St, Green Springs, OH. Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Jody Rice officiating.
Burial: Green Springs Cemetery
Memorials: Hospice of ProMedica Hospital or Susan G. Komen
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Kent , Krista and family, My deepest sympathy Erma will be missed deeply. We had so many great times and memories
Dear family and friends, please accept my deepest condolences. May God’s promises found at Acts 24:15 and Psalms 37:29 bring you comfort during this difficult time.
Dear Kent, please accept my sincerest condolences. I have known your mother for many years and she has been friends of my parents even before that. If you ever need anything just give me a call. Thanks, Garry
I will miss Erma who came into my life
to show me the beauty & tenderness of living a long life. She was a special woman who became a sweet friend over the short time I knew her. May God keep her family, especially Kent in his care.
Sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom.
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely, Ruth and Dan Wagner