Obituary for Carol Ann (Russell) Smith
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Carol Ann (Russell) Smith

December 18, 1938 ~ June 7, 2017 (age 78)

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Carol Ann Russell Smith, 78, died June 7, 2017.

Funeral Mass will be scheduled at a date in the future at St. Gregory Parish Church in North East, Pennsylvania.

A native of Erie, PA, Carol was the daughter of the late Agnes Ann Brie and Byron Park Russell. She graduated from Edinboro High School in Edinboro, PA.  She married the late Lloyd Raymond Smith in 1957 and they resided in North East until moving to North Carolina in 2010 to be closer to their family.

Carol was a preschool teacher at Growing Places, and later at St. Gregory Parish School, for many years. She was affectionately known to her students as “Miss Carol” or “Cookie”.

In addition to her parents and husband, she also was preceded in death by her son Matthew David Smith and son-in-law Billy Nemenz.

Survivors include her daughters Diane Smith Lutz and Tom Brotherton of New Castle, Delaware, and Darleen Smith Nemenz of Kernersville, NC; sons Mark Smith and Lori Otto-Smith of North East, PA, and Michael Smith of Annapolis, MD; grandchildren Corey Lutz, Melissa Smith, Matthew Smith, Christian Otto-Smith and Jill, Skylar Otto-Smith, Carson Smith, and Parker Smith; great-grandchildren Haylie and Johnny, and Ashton; brother David Russell of Orange City, FL; and a host of extended family and friends.

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