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Clarabelle (Hayes) Smith

Posted 2017-05-19 by Pat R
Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ)
Thursday, July 7, 2005, p. B9
Clarabelle Smith, 82, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away July 4, 2005. Born in Johnstown, PA, July 23, 1922 to Frank M and Della (Cunningham) Hayes.

Married to Walter in 1945, she spent her early married life in Erie, PA and moved to Phoenix in 1970 where she worked in the gift wrap departments at Goldwater's and Joske's department stores.

She is survived by her husband, Walter; daughters Phyllis (Mrs. Ronald) Chase, of Sun Lakes AZ; Claudia (Mrs. Frank) Cucitro of Black Canyon City, AZ; Darlene (Mrs. Frank) Germano of Willoughby Hills, OH; brother William Hayes of Allentown, PA; sister Grace Griffith of Phoenix; two grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Charles and Frank Hayes, sisters Marian Parker and Virginia Schuster, and daughter Colleen Rae.

Memorial service will be held Saturday July 9 at 2pm at Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Church, 3039 W Cactus Road, Phoenix.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to: Shepherd of the Valley UMC, Phx 85029; Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E Flower St., Phx 85014; or St. Mary's Food Bank, 2831 N 31st Ave., Phx 85009.

Arrangements by Best Funeral Service, Phx.


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