Obituary

The Calvert Recorder - - Obituary - Doris Jeanne Smith

Doris Jeanne Smith, 81, of Ch­e­sa­peake Beach, passed away Septem­ber 23, 2017, at the Bur­nett-Calvert Hos­pice House. She was born Novem­ber 17, 1935 in Ply­mouth, MA to Joseph Ur­ban and Bertha Ber­nadette (Boulais) Roy. Doris was raised in Rhode Is­land and at­tended Catholic board­ing schools. She mar­ried Bernard L. Smith, Sr. on Novem­ber 22, 1957 and they lived in Ch­e­sa­peake Beach. Doris was pri­mar­ily a home­maker and went to work in 1992 as an of­fice ad­min­is­tra­tor for David Pomer­antz & As­so­ci­ates in Adel­phi, re­tir­ing in 1999. Doris was a mem­ber St. An­thony’s Catholic Church and en­joyed re­fin­ish­ing fur­ni­ture, gar­den­ing, puz­zles, read­ing, go­ing to yard sales and spend­ing time with her fam­ily, es­pe­cially her grand­chil­dren.

Doris was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Bernard L. Smith, Sr. in 1999; son, Bernard L. Smith, Jr. and a brother and sis­ter. She is sur­vived by chil­dren, Mar­garet Swan­tek and hus­band Richard of Erie, PA, He­len Borst of Church­ton, Thomas “Pete” Smith and wife Su­sanne of Lusby, Don­ald Smith of Hunt­ing­town, Robert Smith and wife Janet of Sun­der­land, Lloyd Smith of Ch­e­sa­peake Beach, Shirley Kiger of Prince Fred­er­ick and Den­nis Smith and wife Kim­berly of In­dian Head; 11 grand­chil­dren; 3 great-grand­chil­dren; brother, Nor­man Roy of Har­risville, RI, and sis­ter, Pa­tri­cia Troy-Hall of Mas­sachusetts.

Fam­ily and friends will be re­ceived Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 3 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Rausch Fu­neral Home, P.A., Owings. A Mass of Chris­tian Burial will be held Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 4, 12 Noon at St. An­thony’s Catholic Church, North Beach. In­ter­ment will fol­low in MD Vet­er­ans Ceme­tery, Chel­tenham. Me­mo­rial do­na­tions in Doris name may be made to the ARC of South­ern MD or Bur­nett-Calvert Hos­pice House.

To leave con­do­lences visit www.rausch­fu­ner­al­homes.com

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