CONTOOCOOK, NH: Alana E (Hnyda) Smith, 74, of Contoocook, NH died Thursday, May 9, 2019 at her home.
Alana was born in Brier Hill, PA on October 9, 1944 to John Sr. and Mary R. (Sadosky) Hnyda. She lived in Irvington, NJ before moving to Contoocook, NH, retiring in 2017. Alana was predeceased by her late husband, Dean L. Smith who died on December 28, 2017 after 37 years together, and her beloved dog Blackie.
She attended West Side High School in Newark, NJ.
Alana work for Bristol Myers, Fiat Allis, and most recently, Milton Caterpillar in Hopkinton, NH.
She loved gardening, rides to the ocean and boating with her husband, Dean. She loved nature and animals, and spending time baking with family.
Survived by her mother, Mary Kjersgaard of Matawan, NJ, six siblings, John Hnyda, Jr. of Lake Hiawatha, NJ, Patricia Garon of Centerville, PA, Judy Csaszar of El Cajun, CA, Thomas Hnyda of Fords, NJ, Nancy Magdon of Florida, Pauline Falcone of Flemington, NJ, a son, Arthur Parliman, III and wife, Heather, of Claremont, NH, a daughter, Christine Pfeiffer and husband, Brian Belanger of N. Waterboro, ME, grandchildren, Alexis Parliman and Ryder West of Claremont, NH, Brandon Pfeiffer of Clarksville, TN, Dominic Pfeiffer of N. Waterboro, ME, Kayla Belanger of New Shapleigh, ME, Collin Belanger of Fairbanks, Alaska, and her best friend Karen Marin, and three great-grandchildren, Jackson, Harper and Mya.
Calling hours will be held Friday, May 17, 2019 from 5-7 pm in the Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home Henniker, NH.
A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10 am in The Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home Henniker, NH.