Juanita Claudio Smith peacefully entered into eternal rest on September 20, 2013 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Hill, Illinois.
She was born on February 27, 1922 to Antonio and Andrea Claudio.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her sister Guadalupe C. Gonzales, her brothers Margarita Claudio, Geronimo Claudio, Jose Claudio, her husband Harvey Smith, and son Paul Harvey Smith.
She is survived by her son Gilbert (Vivian) Smith and daughter Nancy Jane (Jack) Funk, a sister Manuela Guerra, numerous nieces and nephews.
The recitation of the holy rosary was recited on October 3, 2013 at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth, Illinois and a mass of resurrection was held at the Sacred Heart Church and was officiated by the Rev. Patrick Tucker. Interment was St. Mary Cemetery.
Honored to serve as pallbearers were Jose Angel Claudio, Antonio Claudio, Ray Claudio, Jack Funk, Sal Passement and Jose Magaña.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew her and loved her. Her favorite saying — “See You Upstairs”.