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Theresa E. Smith

By Joshua Smith

Mrs. Theresa E. Smith, 79, of Batavia, who enjoyed spending time with her family, died Friday (May 4, 2012)at the United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

Theresa was born February 25, 1933 in Rochester, the daughter of the late Joseph and Bertha (Weiss) Mogenhan.

Survivors include two daughters, Debbie (Chuck) Weaver of Batavia and Karen (Jason) Ceisner of Raleigh, NC; five grandchildren, Dustin (Rachael) Potwora of Naples, FL, Adam Weaver of Batavia, Ryan Weaver of Batavia, Aiden Ceisner of Raleigh, NC and Kelcey Ceisner of Raleigh, NC; a great-granddaughter, Bayley Potwora of Naples, FL; a sister-in-law, Betty Mogenhan of Batavia and nieces and nephews.

She is the wife of the late Richard Smith, grandmother of the late Bailey Marie Weaver and sister of the late Joseph Mogenhan.

Calling hours will be on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.  Services will be at 1:00 also on Thursday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to American Lung Association of Western New York, 1595 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620 or online at

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