Donna C. Smith

Donna C. Smith, 95, of Kent, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at Stow Glen Retirement Center.

She was born September 11, 1918 in Cuyahoga Falls, to Joseph V. and Nina L. (Jacobs) Zeller. A very thoughtful, kind and loving person, she loved to travel and lived many years in Southern California with her husband Leo. After his death she returned to the area and worked at Akron City Hospital. Donna was a member of St. Patrick Church, an avid reader and volunteered in the Kent Elementary Schools for many years.

The family would like to especially thank Harbor Light Hospice for their warm and loving care.

She is survived by her brother, Dr. James (Lorraine) Zeller of New Philadelphia; sister, Rita Sorgenfrei of Maumee; sister-in-law, Patricia Zeller of Kent; friends, Karen (Michael) Malmisur and Linda (Roger) Miles both of Kent; and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo B. Smith; brother, William John Zeller; and great nephew, W. Roak Zeller.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 15th at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home with Father Richard Pentello officiating. Calling hours will be from 1:00 PM until the time of service. Burial will follow at Standing Rock Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick Church Memorial Fund, 313 N. DePeyster Street, Kent, OH 44240.

(R-C 1-12-14 & 1-13-14)

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