Kristine Smith, 58, of Warren, PA., died Monday morning, August 2, 2021, at Kinzua Valley Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Warren, PA. after a two-year courageous battle with brain cancer. She was born May 7, 1963, in Warren, PA. Kris was the daughter of the late Paul E. and Vicky Vavala Parker. She was a lifelong Warren area resident. Kris was a 1981 graduate of Warren Area High School and was employed for 30 years in customer service at Blair Corporation and 10 years at Atlantic Broadband. She was a member of the Tuesday night league at Blueberry Golf Course. She enjoyed skiing at Holiday Valley Ski Resort and camping at Red Oaks Campgrounds.

She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Dani R. Smith whom she married May 20, 1989, in Warren, PA., 2 Children – Andrew Smith and his fiance, Elise Dunn of Clarendon, PA., Morgan Smith Byler and her husband, Nathan of Saltsburg, PA., 1 Sister – Karen Frazier and husband, Scott of Warren, PA., 2 Aunts – Rosalie Matteo and Cathy Vavala both of Warren, PA., Nephew – Brandon Frazier and wife, Molly of Kilmarnock, VA., Niece – Lauren Frazier of Warren, PA., Father and Mother-in-law – Dick and Donna Nelson Smith of Warren, PA., Brother-in-law – Richard E. Smith and his wife, Diane of Warren, PA., Sister-in-law – Debbie Selini and husband, Jerry of Tupper Lake, N.Y., several other nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an uncle, Bruno Vavala.

The family acknowledges and gratefully appreciates the extraordinary care, compassion and kindness, Kris received from all of the staff of Kinzua Valley, Asera Care Hospice, Warren General Hospital Visiting Nurses.

Family will receive friends, on Friday, August 6, 2021, at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. followed by a funeral service with Fr. Stephen Schrieber, Pastor at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, officiating. Private Entombment will be in the St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery Niche. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting