Pearl Dorine Smith
1928 - 2020
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Pearl Dorine Smith
March 26, 1928 - Sept. 2, 2020
Pearl Dorine Smith, 92 of Portland, Ore., passed away peacefully in her home with her family at her side.
Pearl was born in Prairie DuRocher, Ill., under the name of Lutitia Pearl Froggatt and was adopted by William and Celia O'Banion Oct. 24, 1931. In her younger years she was a model but gave that up for her family. During the time of WWII she worked for the railroad and in later years was a Realtor and worked at the Multnomah County Courthouse researching property records.
Pearl is survived by her husband of 48 years, George Smith; and five children from a previous marriage, Donna-Lynn Bogh Kublick, Christian Bogh, Bob and Wendy Bogh Schomann, Bruce and Valerie Bogh Simpson and stepdaughter, Susan and Mac Smith Hamilton; and daughter-in-law, Leticia Sass.
Pearl had 13 grandchildren, Forrest Kublick, Brent Kublick, Katie Simpson, Shane Carter, Trent Bogh, Justin Kuhn, Brandon Simpson, Flint Carter, Jonathan Bogh, Adrianna Bogh, LaShawna Bogh, Matthew Hamilton and Holly Weber; along with 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Clifford Norman Froggatt; and daughter, Gwendolyn Bogh Carter.
Wife, Mother, Grandmother her greatest joy in life was her family.
Due to State social distancing requirements a memorial will take place at a later date.
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Published in The Oregonian from Sep. 18 to Sep. 20, 2020.
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September 21, 2020
Pearl was and will always be a special in my heart. She was one of my mom's (Fran) best friends.
jim klink
September 20, 2020
We extend our condolences to all family and friends. Please find peace in your precious memories.
Pamela Robison(Bogh) and Elnora Bogh
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