Jessica A. Smith
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Laurel—Jessica A. Smith, 76, of Laurel, Del., passed away surrounded by her loving family Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at her daughter's home in Delmar, Md. Jessica was born in Passaic, N.J., on Aug. 4, 1936, a daughter of Michael Angelo Spinella and Eleanor Gamble Spinella.
Mrs. Smith retired from Capital Credit Agency in Dover. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Seaford. Cherished family memories include her love of working, traveling, shopping and collecting Lennox. Her favorite pasttime was spending time with her family.
Jessica is survived by her husband, Charles M. Smith Sr. of Laurel; her children, Teresa Lee Hoffman of Florida, David C. Smith of Pennsylvania, Sara Lynne Powell of Delmar, Michael S. Smith of Laurel, Stewart W. Smith of Virginia, John S.C. Smith of Felton,
Charles M. Smith Jr. of Laurel and Joseph W. Smith of Laurel; a brother, Matthew Spinella of Milton; 20 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; along with nieces and nephews also survive her.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Michael C. Smith, and a daughter, Katherine Ann Hudson.
A viewing will be held at Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home at 700 West St. in Laurel, Del., on Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at 28 Stein Hwy. in Seaford on Thursday,
Feb. 14, at 11 a,m. Father George Blasick will officiate. Interment will be held in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Jessica's memory to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, Del. 19963 or Coastal Hospice, PO. Box 1733, Salisbury, Md. 21802.
Online condolences can be made to the family by visiting, www.hsdfuneralhome.com.
Hannigan-Short-Disharoon Funeral Home
700 West Street Laurel, DE 19956
Published in The Daily Times on Feb. 11, 2013