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(Age 47)  

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014, of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved wife of Mark Smethurst; mother of Laura and Ellie; daughter of Dorothy Gilligan and the late Norman Gilligan; sister of Alan Jones and Pamela Laidlaw. Also survived by other loving family and friends. Memorial Service will be offered at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD, on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to (Life Blood the Thrombosis Charity based in the U.K.) or to (In the U.S. to reflect her devotion to children).

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Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901
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Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 23, 2014