Harriette "Sue" Smith

Harriette "Sue" Smith, 90, died on January 2, 2013 in Kent, Ohio after a seven year struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born on May 4, 1922 in Flint, Michigan to Frank and Louise Montague. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan and a lifelong member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. She met her husband, Donald M. Smith at U of M and they were married in 1947. Sue was a loving wife and mother raising her family in Michigan, then moving to Bay Village, Ohio in 1961. She loved spending time with her family, friends, and working in her garden.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald M. Smith in 1977, her parents and all three of her siblings.

She is survived by her son, Doug (Vicki) Smith of San Diego, California; daughters, Barb (Jim) Kamerer of Tallmadge, Ohio and Liz (Chip) Arledge of Beavercreek, Ohio; seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff of KentRidge at Golden Pond and Harbor Light Hospice who lovingly cared for Sue.

Memorial contributions may be made in Sue's name to KentRidge, (Special Care Activities), 5241 Sunnybrook Rd., Kent, OH 44240 or the , Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236. No services will be held at this time.



Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Jan. 6, 2013