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Carolyn Ann Smith

Carolyn Ann Smith

Carolyn Ann Smith, age 82, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 surrounded by her family.

Born in Canton, OH, she graduated and went to work for the U.S. Naval Dept. in Washington, DC, where she met and married Ray, the 'love of her life'. They would have celebrated their "59th Wedding Anniversary" on March 27th. Most recently she worked and retired from Christiana Care.

Carol enjoyed traveling, especially to Aruba. She enjoyed skiing, tennis, cooking, sewing, crafting, and playing Bridge. Through these activities she made lifelong friends. She lived her life for her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren whom considered her their greatest blessing.

Carol is survived by her loving husband, Ray G. Smith; son, David E. Smith (Kimberly); daughters, Donna J. Yates (Dennis), Dina L. Riehl (Joseph); 3 sisters; 2 brothers; grandchildren: Brian, Stacie, Christine, Matthew, Joseph, Robyn, Darren, Tanner, Mackenzie, Colin; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Denise G. Smith; a sister, Jean; and her parents, Cletus and Kathryn Feller.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, March 25, at Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702 from 2-3 pm followed by a service in celebration of Carolyn's life at 3 pm. A private burial is scheduled for Tuesday in Allentown, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Ste. 302, Newark, DE 19713. For directions and to express an online condolence, visit www.strano-feeley.com.

Strano & Feeley

Family Funeral Home

302-731-5459


Published in The News Journal on Mar. 23, 2013
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