Ada Lorraine Fry Smith Book

Ada Lorraine Fry Smith Book went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020.

Ada was born in Spaces Corners, Armstrong County, PA on February 17, 1931 to her parents, the late Denver and Greta Fry.

She was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Burton Dean Smith who was killed in a mine accident on January 10th, 1986. She later married Paul Book of Slippery Rock, PA on November 27th, 1993. Paul passed away in 2014. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, one sister and one grandson.

Ada is survived by her three sons, R. Stanley Smith (Caroline) of Franklin, PA, Kenneth L. Smith (Penny) of Cranberry, PA and Boyd D. Smith (Cindy) of Harrisville, PA. Also, three stepchildren, Paula Good (Terry) of Portersville, PA, Mart Book (Ruth) of Springfield, OH, and Mitch Book (Brenda) of Winona Lake, IN.

Altogether she had 12 grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 13 step great grandchildren and 2 step great, great grandchildren.

Ada graduated from Kittanning High School in 1949, where she was usually known as Lorraine Fry.

Funeral viewing will be at the Cunningham Funeral Home, 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City, PA on Thursday, December 17th, 2020 from 4-7 pm and the funeral services to be held at West Unity Community Church, 400 Unity Road, Harrisville, PA on Friday at 11:00 AM with viewing before the service from 10-11am.

Ada was a long-time member of West Unity Church where she played the piano for almost 28 years and was so faithful in attending.

She also enjoyed attending the West Sunbury Senior Center where she had many friends.

Ada Lorraine Fry Smith Book will be buried in the West Freedom Cemetery in Clarion County, PA.

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