Dorothy R Smith

August 3rd, 1917 to August 19th, 2013
Dorothy R. Smith, 96, of Port Huron, died Monday, August 19, 2013 in Port Huron.

She was born August 3, 1917 in Bad Axe, Michigan to the late Edwin and Elsie B. (Brackenbury) Elliott. She married Joseph Oscar Smith, Sr. in 1941 at St. Stephen Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on November 14, 1985.

Mrs. Smith retired from Arden’s Clothing Store in 1985. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and St. Anne’s Altar Society. Her greatest joy was her family and many friends.

She is survived by her five children, Joseph O. (Judy) Smith, Jr, of Port Huron, James E. (Diane) Smith of Sommerville, MO, J. Daniel Smith of St. Clair, Jonathan C. Smith of Avoca and Jennifer A. Smith of Kimball; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her infant son, Jeffery Lawrence; granddaughter, Deborah Smith; great-grandson, Nicholas Thornton and sisters, Rachel Wright and Helen Eisenhower.

Mass of Resurrection will be 10am Friday, August 23, 2013 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Port Huron. The Rev. Zbigniew Zomerfeld will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday, August 22, 2013 in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home and 9:30am Friday at the church. A rosary will be recited at 7pm on Thursday evening.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church or Marwood Nursing & Rehab A-Wing.

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