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Wilma (Ranieri) Smithward, 74, Fort Lee Resident

FORT LEE, N.J. -- Wilma (Ranieri) Smithward, of Fort Lee, died on Saturday, June 4. She was 74.

Born in Naples, Italy, Smithward worked at Quest Diagnostics in Teterboro for 30 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Dragoslavic and her husband Steve; grandchildren Matthew and Andrew; brothers Matteo and his wife Lina Ranieri, and Maurizio and his wife Rosemarie Ranieri; and many nieces, nephews and many friends.

Smithward was predeceased by her brother, Eraclio Ranieri.

Visiting hours will from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, at McCorry Funeral Home, 780 Anderson Ave., in Cliffside Park. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in Madonna Chapel on the Hill, 2070 Hoefleys Lane, in Fort Lee. Burial will follow at Madonna Mausoleum. S

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