Vivian “Pat” (Meredith) Smith, 88, died June 16, 2012.
Pat was born in Kingston on April 14, 1924 to Katherine Ann and Thomas Walter Meredith of Allaben.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Pratt Institute and a Master’s Degree from Columbia University. In 1950 she married Donald Munro Smith and they had three children; Kevin, Gregory and Kathy.
She taught third grade at the Lydia Zink School in Maiden Choice, MD for approximately 15 years, from the early 1960s to the mid ’70s. After that she was as a reading tutor to the children of the Arbutus/Halethorpe Maryland area for almost 25 years.
Pat was also an avid gardener, an avocation that was passed on to her by both her parents. She loved to hike, especially in her native Catskill Mountain region, where she grew up.
She is survived by her children; Kevin Smith, and Katherine Hull; grandchildren, Shelley and Daniel Hull, and great grandchildren; Matthew and Jacqueline Hull.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Vivian Smith will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Severn Covenant Church, 20 Gambrills Road, Severn, MD 21144. 410 987-3021