Kate was born on October 17, 1942 in Pennsylvania, a daughter of Vivian Tillotson (Woodward) and the late Leon Tillotson.
Kate was raised in Roaring Branch, Pennsylvania and graduated from Canton High School. She then moved to South Jersey, where she met and married her husband, the late James W. Smith. They were married for 50 years before Jim’s passing in 2011.
Kate is survived by her daughters: Debra (Rick) Liszewski and Susan (Daniel) Ledden; five grandchildren: RJ and Ryan Liszewski; Melanie, Danny, and Maggie Ledden; three brothers: Paul Tillotson, Grant (Diane) Tillotson, and David (Margie) Tillotson. Predeceased by sister-in-law Darlene Tillotson.
The funeral service was held on Saturday, April 1st, at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street Mantua, NJ 08051. Burial followed at Eglington Cemetery.
Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com