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Doreen Mary Smith

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02/07/26 ~ 02/22/14


Mom passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Mom was born in London, England and was raised for most of her childhood in Sunderlund, England. During WWII. She met Charles{Red}Smith at a dance in London. After the war, in 1945 they married and Mom came to America on the Queen Mary with many other war brides. They spent the next years raising their four children in California and Oregon.


Mom never lost her passion for music and dancing and often sang and danced in our home. She loved traveling with our Dad to visit their children and grandchildren. Mom's church family was very important to her and they continued to watch over her after the passing of her husband. She loved her garden and working on crossword puzzles.

Her loving husband of 67 years, Charles "Red", preceded her in death October 31, 2011. Doreen is survived by her four children, Kathy Smith of Medford, Ore., Russ (Barb) Smith of Medford, Ore., Deborah Sargent of Whidbey Island, Wash., Gary (Jaynee) Smith of El dorado Hills, Calif.; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

You will always be in our hearts, Mom, and missed every day.

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