Ruth A. Smith, 82, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Dec. 8, 2013.
She was born March 29, 1931, in Buffalo, N.Y., and moved to this area in 1979, from Buffalo.
Mrs. Smith was a homemaker.
Survivors include her daughter, Susan Jerantowski, of Cape Coral, Fla.; Garry (Peggy) Smith of North Port, Fla.; Daniel Brooks of Gainesville, Fla.; sister, Doris Beale of Buffalo; brother, Bobby Young of Boston, Mass.
Services will be private.