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Dorothy L. Smith

July 5, 1923 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 97)


Dorothy L. Smith, 97, formerly of Corsica, died July 11, 2020 at Brookside Senior Living Center in Brookville.

Born in Corsica on July 5, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Emery and Sadie Himes Simpson.

Dorothy attended Corsica School and later worked as a custodian there as well as at C-L Schools.

On February 22, 1947 she was married in Corsica to Alverdi E. Smith. He preceded her in death on January 10, 1999.

She was a lifelong member of the Corsica Methodist Church and a member of the Corsica Fire Companies Ladies Auxillary. Her hobbies included sewing and needle work.

Her survivors include a son, Kenneth A. Smith. and his wife, Georgiann, of Clearfield; a granddaughter, Brande Plyler, of Clearfield; and a great grandson William Plyler, also of Clearfield; as well as three sisters, Donna Heasley and Kay Simpson, both of Corsica and Charlotte Selman of Waynesboro.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by five brothers, Pete Himes, Paul  Simpson, Walter “Bud” Simpson, Richard Simpson and Dale Simpson; and two sisters, Mary Medsger and Norma Jean Definbaugh.

In accordance with her wishes there will be no visitation or funeral services.

Arrangements were handled by Furlong Funeral Home, 50 Broad St., Summerville, PA.

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