Samantha J. Smith(1990 - 2016)

Samantha J. Smith, 25, of Georgetown DE, passed in the early evening of Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 14, 1990 in Queens, N.Y., to parents George and Teressa Smith.

Samantha was a 2008 graduate of Sussex Central High School and was working at the Georgetown Family Restaurant as she began the process of going back to college. She was a very intelligent young woman who loved learning new things.

She loved to read, dance and spend time with her daughter. She had a beautiful smile and outrageous personality which could light up any room she entered. Samantha was a dedicated jokester and lived to make people laugh.

Samantha leaves behind her young daughter, Aurora Palverento; parents George Smith (and his partner JoAnn Vitullo) and Teressa Smith (and her partner Joseph Wilkerson) and younger sister, Rebecca Smith; as well as grandparents, Allen and Mary-Jane Donato; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Samantha will be held on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 at 11 am in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Market St., Georgetown. Times of visitation will take place on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and again on Friday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Flowers are welcomed.

Funeral Home

Short Funeral Services Inc
609 E Market St Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-6884

Published in Sussex Countian from Aug. 18 to Aug. 27, 2016