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Thelma R. SMITH

January 12, 1951 — April 25, 2024

Westfield, PA

Thelma R. SMITH, 73, of Westfield, PA, died Thursday, April 25, 2024 in her home.  

Born January 12, 1951, in Potter Brook, she was the daughter of Cleo Joseph and Gladys Onalee Houghtaling McCaslin.  On February 27, 1971, in Potter Brook, she married Norman R. Smith, Jr. who survives.  She was employed by Valley Dollar Saver and K&W Medical / MedPlast.  Thelma was a member of the People’s Church of Potter Brook and the Potter Brook Happy Hour Club.  

Surviving besides her husband, Norman, are: three children, Cory (Veronica) Smith of Keeneyville, Heather Taggart of Wellsville, NY, and Erin (Joel) Deaven of Duncannon; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Joy (Duane) Stiles of Westfield; nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She was predeceased by five brothers, Harvey McCaslin, Frederick McCaslin, Lyle McCaslin, Joseph McCaslin, and Erwin McCaslin; and five sisters, Ila May Smith, Nancy Cook, Candy Dunn, Ada R. Reynolds, and Mona Silsby.

A gathering to celebrate Thelma’s life will be held Thursday, May 2, 2024 at Moon’s Big Red Barn, 453 Rowley Road, Ulysses, PA from 1:00 – 4:00 PM, with a service at 1:30 PM.

Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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