VIOLET MARIE SMITH, of Solon. Longtime resident of Solon. October 19, 1924 – July 18, 2014. Loving mother of Brian (Julie) Smith and Kimberly Gerace; dear grandmother of Carrie Harper, Stephanie Klink, Aimee Buell and Faith Smith; endearing great grandmother of Anna and Gavin; cherished sister of the late Robert Nikhazy. Services Saturday July 25, 10 AM at STEINBAUER FUNERAL HOME 33375 BAINBRIDGE ROAD, SOLON, where family will meet with friends Friday July 25 from 5-8 PM. Memorials may be made to the Geauga Humane Society or Chow Chow Rescue of Central New York.