MOORESVILLE Ruth Marie Smith, 93, of Mooresville, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, at The Laurels of Salisbury. She was born March 5, 1926, in Nanticoke, Pa., to the late Elwood and Viola Uren Van Fossen. Mrs. Smith moved to Mooresville in 2007 and volunteered as a Lake Norman Regional Medical Center until 2017. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Smith. She is survived by her daughter, Judy Carratello and husband, Mickey; grandchildren, Gianna Keller and husband, Barnaby, Arin McClune; and great-grandchildren, Jack and Abigail Keller, Emmerson and Adelyn McClune. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. with a funeral service following at 7 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel with Eddie Karriker officiating. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 31, at Holmdel Cemetery in Holmdel, N.J. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation, c/o Team Kidney Fundraising Support, 30 E 33rd St., New York, NY 10016. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Smith family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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