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Dorothy Marie Smith

January 10, 1924 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 93)

Dorothy Marie Smith, age 93, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at Beacon Place. A funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017, at St. Piux X Catholic Church.

            Dorothy was born January 10, 1924 to the late Clara and Joseph Plesser in Wittenberg, Wisconsin. She married Bruno Smith in 1946. The couple resided in Brookfield, Wisconsin where they raised their family and Dorothy worked as a registered nurse at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. A corporate transfer brought them to Winston-Salem in 1982.

            Dorothy enjoyed daily walks and swims at the YMCA for years. She was an excellent baker; her apple pie, hot cross buns, and Christmas stollen were an important part of holiday meals. She remained interested in medicine her entire life.

            Survivors include her children; Thomas Smith (Rosalind), Gregory Smith (Kristie), Patricia Cole (Jay), Cynthia Smith, Judith McCall (Alden), and Jerome Smith. She had four grandchildren; Eric Smith (Eleanor), Andrea Cowart (Michael), Corinne Kurkis (Gregory), Matthew McCall. She had two great-grandchildren; Trey Cowart and Emmaline Smith.

            Besides her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Bruno  in 1983, and her two brothers Raymond and Edward.

            Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2502 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405. Arrangements entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel of Greensboro NC.

 Service Information

Funeral Mass
October 13, 2017

2:00 PM
St. Piux X Catholic Church
2210 N Elm St
Greensboro, NC 27408

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