Dariel L. Windschauer
White Chapel Funeral Home
197 South Street
Auburn, NY

Dariel L. (Smith) Windschauer

AUBURN/PUNTA GORDA, FL - Dariel L. (Smith) Windschauer, 64, of Auburn, NY and Punta Gorda, FL, passed away peacefully October 2, 2021 in Florida. Known to friends and family as De, Dariel is the daughter of John S. Smith and the late "Hoppie" Alice Lucille Smith.

She was a loving and devoted wife, daughter, mom, sister, dog mom and friend to all. De loved to work in her gardens, cook, travel, sew, and was an exceptional quilter. She had impeccable taste in food, wine and a New York Yankees fan. Her greatest joy was her family!

In addition to her dad, she is survived by her loving husband Edwin; daughter Deidra Shepherd; son John Windschauer; sister Smitty Dorene Smith; aunt Virginia Hitchens; uncle Timothy Smith and his wife Sally; two granddaughters; and two great-nieces; and cousins.

In addition to her mom, she was predeceased by her grandparents Arthur and Louise Smith; Gordon and Alice Hopper; and aunts and uncles.

Private services were held for the family with final resting at Fort Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Alzheimer's Association, Hospice or the charity of your choice in honor of Dariel Windschauer.

White Chapel Funeral Home, Inc., Auburn, assisted the family with arrangements.

Thank you to everyone who has been so supportive to the family over the years.

To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.whitechapelfh.com.

Published by The Citizen on Oct. 12, 2021.
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Smitty, Sorry to hear the unfortunate news of your daughter, Dariel. I remember her always smiling and laughing! On behalf of the Honey and Ruston families, we extend our deepest condolences.
Judy Honey
October 16, 2021
We are so sorry to hear this news. Our condolences to the family.
Rosemary Ruston-Cosselmon
October 13, 2021
Dariel..God saw that you were tired and took you into His loving arms. You are now free! RIP
Gloria Cuddy
October 12, 2021
Dear John, Ed, Doreen and family, Our thought s and prayers are with you on Dariel's passing. That was such a shock to see her name in the mornings obits. Dariel was a great person and thought well of all of you. Dariel has always been proud of all of her family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this time of mourning and remembrance of Dariel and her life. Sincerely, Greg and Carole
Greg & Carole Rigby
October 12, 2021
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