Dorothy E. Smith, 90 of LaJose, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
She was born January 6, 1931 to Wesley and Ethel (Michaels) Beam in Rossiter.
Dorothy was a lifelong resident of LaJose. She attended the United Methodist Church where she played the piano for over 50 years. She loved growing flowers and could identify each by their botanical names and was very knowledgeable about the local bird species. Dorothy enjoyed crocheting, making and giving away many of her creations as gifts. Being very fitness conscious, she enjoyed walking on a regular basis to stay healthy.
She is survived by two sons. Richard Smith and wife Debbie, Womelsdorf, PA, James Smith and wife LuAnn, LaJose. Three grandchildren, Michael Smith and wife Dee, Neal Smith and wife Crystal, and Bethany Spahn and husband Jason, seven great grandchildren, Joey Smith, Julia Smith, Lincoln Beck, Brody Beck, Nathan Beck, Olivia Smith and Lucy Smith.
She was preceded in death by her husband James W. Smith, two brothers, Woodrow Beam and Richard “Dick” Beam and a sister, Mary (Beam) Painter.
Friends will be received on Monday, February 1st from 5-7 PM, and on Tuesday, February 2nd from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM at the Waldron Funeral Home, 831 Market Street, Mahaffey, PA 15757.
Her son, Pastor James Smith will be officiating.
Interment will take place at LaJose Cemetery.
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