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SMITH, Violet "Schally" (Schallenberg)
SMITH - Violet "Schally" (nee Schallenberg)
Age 86, of the City of Tonawanda, Sunday, January 30, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Robert M. Smith; mother of Robert Gary (Susan) Smith, Sandra Lynn (Patrick) Caldwell, Mark D. (Mary Ellen) Smith and Kathleen F. (Christopher) Willett; grandmother of Rob, Michael, Connor, Molly, Emily, Katherine, Elizabeth, Andrew and Matthew; sister of David (Lois) Schallenberg and the late Roland (late Elizabeth) Schallenberg; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Violet was a Physical Education Teacher for the City of Tonawanda School System, teaching at Tonawanda High School, Central, Mullen, Millstream and Riverview Elementary Schools. She was a Board Member of DeGraff Memorial Hospital for 20 years, a former Board Member of First Presbyterian Church, former President of Meals on Wheels and a secretary for the American Red Cross. She was also very active in the United Way, YWCA, Salvation Army and the Tonawanda Historical Society. Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, at JOHN O, ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St., (between Morgan and Broad Sts.), City of Tonawanda, where a Funeral Service will be conducted on Thursday, February 3, at 10 AM. Private burial will be in Westernville, NY.