M’liss M. Smith 93 of Stroudsburg went home to be with her lord and savior on Thursday Sept. 19, 2019 at the Gardens at Stroud in E. Stroudsburg, Pa. surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Clair Smith who died in 2005. She was born in Henryville the daughter of Samuel and Estella (Tucker) Hartshorn.
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M’liss was a lifelong resident of the Stroudsburg area graduating from the Pocono Township High School class of 1944. She was a member of the Berean Bible Fellowship Church of Stroudsburg, Pa. M’liss worked for 15 years at the former A.B. Wyckoff Department Store of Stroudsburg in her early years. She then worked as a tailor for Rovito’s Fine Men’s Clothing of Stroudsburg for 32 years.
M’liss is survived by 2 daughters: Georgia Rovito and her husband Ron and Connie L. Henley and her husband Patrick , two grandchildren: Scott A. Rovito and his wife Danielle and Todd M. Rovito and his wife TeriLynn all of Stroudsburg and 4 great grandchildren: Matthew, Tabitha, Gabriella and Isabella, two sisters: Anna Mae Deiter and Alice Foulk both of Bartonsville and a brother George Hartshorn of Reeders and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings: Twin brothers Horace and Howard Hartshorn and Lucille Teada.
Visitation will be held from 6-8:00pm on Thursday Sept. 26, 2019 at the Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home Inc. 23 N. 9th.St.Stroudsburg, Pa. Funeral services will be held of Friday Sept.27, 2019 at 11:00am at the Berean Bible Fellowship Church 1028 Tara View Drive Stroudsburg, Pa. There will be a viewing from 10:00am until the time of the services at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Gardens at Stroud 221 E. Brown St. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.