Cynthia Kay Noren "Cindy", 74, passed away on Friday January 10, after a very long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. Cindy was the daughter of the late Paul and Irene Smith of Warren, PA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, John Noren. Also preceding Cindy in death was her brother, Terry Smith.
After working over thirty years in the medical field, Cindy moved to Tuckasegee, where she worked at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad and Western Carolina University. Cindy had been actively involved with the Presbyterian Church of both Cullowhee and Sylva, as well as United Christian Ministries. Cindy was known for her infectious smile and her kind and compassionate spirit.
Cindy is survived by two children; Christopher Noren and Jennifer Ganey; five grandchildren and one great grandchild. In addition, she is survived by one sister, Paula Coates of Tuckasegee.
A memorial service will be held for Cindy in Pennsylvania at the family's convenience.