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Ellamae "Midge" Smarrito

July 29, 1926 — February 17, 2022

Gastonia

Ellamae “Midge” Strang Smarrito, 95, of Gastonia, passed away at Terrace Ridge on February 17, 2022. She was born July 29, 1926, in Camden County, New Jersey to the late Marcus Strang and Mary E. Bettinger Shone.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Smarrito; daughter, Maryetta Rotchford; grandson, Miles Naylor-Smarrito; brothers, Harry, Claude and Frederick Strang.

Midge was a member of Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church, Belmont and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Left to cherish her memories are her children Sandi Cowan (Sam) and Dean Smarrito; grandchildren Stacey Rotchford, Nicole Morgan (Dan), Tony Cowan (Ana), and Meredith Paige Rogers (Wylie); great-grandchildren Tyler White (Kristina), Blair Henderson (Jacob), Colleen Morgan, Nathan Morgan, Breanna Cowan, Aubrey Cowan and Lyla Cowan; great-great-grandchildren Hampton Henderson and Henry White.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Monday at Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church, Belmont.

Midge’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00AM Monday on February 21, 2022, at Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church, Belmont with Father Paul Buchanan Officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Holy Angels.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, February 21, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Queen of the Apostles Roman Catholic Church

503 N Main St, Belmont, NC 28012

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Funeral Mass

Monday, February 21, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Queen of the Apostles Roman Catholic Church

503 N Main St, Belmont, NC 28012

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