Madeline Alpaugh, 65, of Pittston Twp. died on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. She was born in Sussex County, NJ on March 5th, 1954 and was the daughter of the late Chester and Madeline (Norman) Gunderman.
Madeline attended high school in Sussex, NJ. Throughout her life, she worked at various local businesses in our area. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Douglas E. Smith, Sr., her grandson Matthew, and her sisters Barbara and Betty.
She is survived by her children; Douglas Smith Jr. and wife Tracy, of Wilkes-Barre, Brian Smith and wife Tricia, of Glen Lyon, Joseph Smith and wife Lisa, of Brookville, Barbara Smith and her companion James Martin, of Kingston, Denise Calloway and husband Jamie, of Pittston Twp., Michael Crawn and wife Marttina, of Nanticoke, Christina Crawn of Pittston and her grandson Nikolas Graham that she raised as a son. Also surviving is her companion of 30 years Robert Silcox, of Pittston Twp. Her brothers Chester Gunderman, of Moscow and John Gunderman, of Whitehaven, 26 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial services will be held on Sunday, June 16th at 2:00pm with Rev. Michael Shambora of the Moosic Methodist Church, officiating. Friends may call on Sunday afternoon from the time of the service until 5pm at Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea. Interment will be held at The Sand Hill Cemetery, Marshalls Creek.