Gladys A. (nee Struck) Weisert Smith, 79 of Lakewood passed away on Tuesday January 22, 2019 at Meridian Nursing and Rehabilitation at Brick. Gladys was born in Paterson, NJ and raised in Ridgewood, NJ. She graduated from Glen Rock High School and attended Fairleigh Dickinson University. Gladys moved to Jersey Shore along with her family in the mid 1950’s and had lived in Manasquan, Brielle and Brick before moving to Lakewood. She was RHIT certified and was the Director of Medical Records at Community Medical Center and Garden State Rehab. Gladys enjoyed knitting, traveling to Barbados, Myrtle Beach and Disney. She enjoyed a good martini with extra olives with her girlfriends including, her best friend of 60 years, Judi Abate, her time on the beach, her pool, her dogs. Most importantly she loved doting over her grandchildren. Gladys was a member of the Church in Brielle.
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Gladys was predeceased by her parents Raymond and Hazel Struck, her husband Ed Smith; her former husband Richard Weisert; brother Raymond Struck. She is survived by her children and their spouses Scott and Jennifer Weisert (granddaughter Kiely and grandson Logan); Jennifer and Eric Mosher (granddaughter Cassandra). Gladys is also survived by her niece Sue Struck.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Thursday January 24, 2019 from 4-7 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ with a funeral service to begin at 6:30 pm. Burial will be private at Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Dream Factory PO Box 1273 Wall, NJ 07719. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.