MATTOON -- Margaret Jean Smith, 86, of Mattoon passed away at 5:25 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
Mass of Christian Burial honoring her life will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 320 North 21st Street, Mattoon, IL 61938. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Jean was born on August 7, 1931 in Bellevue, PA the daughter of George Anthony and Mary Velma (Klink) Sabina.
She married Ronald T. Smith on April 11, 1953 and they celebrated 64 years of marriage before his death in 2017. They were the proud parents of Gail, Cheryl, Dale (Helen), Karen (Glen), Carol, Dean (Ellen), and Brenda.
She was a beloved Nan to Eric, Jennifer, Kyle, Kristen, Kaylin, Scott, Matthew, Rachel, Megan, Samantha, Ethan, and Ella.
She leaves behind siblings: Richard Sabina, Mary Elizabeth Thal, Virginia (John) Custer, and George T. (Clarice) Sabina, 14 nieces and nephews, one aunt, Bernice Sabina, and cousins Jack(Judy) Sabina and William (KyuSun) Sabina.
Jean was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for 61 years.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in care of Schilling Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.schillingfuneralhome.net or Schilling Funeral Home’s Facebook page.