Dorothy M. Smith
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Dorothy M. (Simmons) Smith, 91, of Salisbury Township, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of the late Robert A. Smith. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Florence (Cressman) Simmons. Dorothy worked for Pet Milk, Inc for over 30 years until retiring. She was a member of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury where she taught Sunday School. Dorothy loved gardening, cooking and baking and spending time with her family.

SURVIVORS: She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Bonnie Smith of Emmaus; son Rickie Smith and wife Roseann of Fogelsville; brothers Robert Simmons of Bethlehem and Earl Simmons of Emmaus; grandchildren Eric Smith, Ryan Smith and Krystal White; step grandson Brian Carl; great grandchildren Kyle, Hunter and Tyler; step great grandchildren Joseph, Brendan, Dean and Emily and 2 loving great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Robert James Smith and sister Helen Reichel.

SERVICES: A Funeral Service will be held at 11 A.M. on Monday April 5, 2021 at the Cantelmi Funeral Home, 1311 Broadway Fountain Hill, PA 18015 where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10 A.M. until time of the service. Burial will follow at Morgenland Cemetery. Due to current restrictions we ask you to follow social distancing protocols and a facial covering must be worn. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.

CONTRIBUTIONS: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Animals in Distress, P.O. Box 609, Coopersburg, PA 18036 or to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown, PA 18103.

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Published in Morning Call on Apr. 1, 2021.
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April 6, 2021
Bonnie & Ricky,
I am sorry to see that your Mom passed away. Years ago I would see her at Church and she was always so happy. Your Brother, Robert, and I went to school as kids and I was sad to see that he had passed also. Hoping that happy memories help you at this time.
Patricia Wirth Yemm
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April 4, 2021
Mom was the most wonderful person I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. I had the honor of calling her my mother in law for 20 years and when Bob died I continued our relationship with daily telephone calls. I loved her laughter, her capacity to find laughter and joy were unparalleled. We are all blessed to have had this gem in our lives and a giant crater is left where she is gone. Mom, Ladybug I love you! Again I thank you for raising the man I married.
Jeanette R Smith
Family
April 1, 2021
Gram had always remembered everyone. Every year, our birthdays holiday, she would ALWAYS send a card with 10$ without fail to everyome in the family. She raised the greatest man i ever knew, my father robert smith. For that i will forever cherish her. and i know my grandma jeanette smith will as well. They would talk every day after pap died. Love you gram
Joseph Johnson
Grandchild
April 1, 2021
Bonnie and Ricky and other family members. Our family is growing smaller by the year. I remember many a grand time at Cousin Dot's house (even though we were not close in age, us kids were close in age), playing in the field behind the "old" house. May you find peace in the months ahead and comfort know she is remembered fondly and with love.
your 2nd Cousin
Pam (Petroske) Vogelsang
Pam Vogelsang
Family
April 1, 2021

Dottie was such a sweet person ! !! Before the pandemic , I would call her every month to tell her where we were going for lunch that month , she couldn't make it for the last year or so that we were still going but she loved me calling her and talking to her ! You could hear her smile through the phone , ! Rest in Peace Dottie !!


Kathy Dreisbach
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April 1, 2021
Dear Rickie and family,
I enjoyed working with your mother for many years. Loved her infectious laugh. Most sincere condolences to you all.
Jo Ann Sacchet
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