Teresita P. (Perez) Smith


Teresita Smith

Teresita P. Smith, 91, of Olathe, Kansas passed away on Monday, May 30, 2017. She will be remembered as a kind-hearted, fun-loving wife and mother who, with her husband Richard, provided wonderful memories for their family.

Teresita was born on May 2, 1926, on the island of Guam to Joaquin and Juana (Borja) Perez. Teresita is preceded in death by her parents, her six older siblings, her first husband Norman Leon Shipman, and her grandson Garrett Large. Survivors include Richard, her devoted husband of 59+ years, and her children, Donald Shipman (Laura), Candy Shipman Birch (Marty), Cindy Smith Large (Craig), and Rebecca Smith Buono (Mark). “Nana” will be sadly missed by her nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren as well as her large extended Guamanian family.

Visitation 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 3, prior to the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home, 105 E. Loula St., Olathe, Kansas. A private family entombment service will take place at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum on Monday, June 5th. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Good Samaritan Society of Olathe or the Olathe Medical Center Charitable Foundation.

Condolences may be offered at www.mcgilley-frye.com.

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Frye Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Olathe, KS.

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