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“My condolences & sympathies to the Smith family. I was a childhood friend of her son, Jim. Mr. & Mrs. Smith always made me feel welcome & part of...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Craig E. Speck - San Diego, CA

“Mike and jim,So sorry to hear of your mom passing away..haven't seen either of you in years;but I do have wonderful memories of you two and your...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Norma Irwin Davis - Berea, OH

“Mike, Jim and Family, Prayers to all of you. Aunt Wanda was one classy lady, always had a smile and truly loved life. When our parents meet again....Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Vinny Klesta - Wellington, OH

“Our deepest sympathy to the family and our prayers are with all. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Rick, Betty, and Kyle Smith - OH

“My memory of Aunt Wanda is a beautiful person both inside and out, She always had a lovely smile and never a bad word about anyone. Our prayers to...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Judy and Ron Kaminski - Avon Lake, OH

“To the Wanda Smith Family: Wanda was a joy to work out with at Curves. She always had a smile on her face even though she was very quiet usually. ...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Chapple - Vermilion, OH

“My deepest sympathy to the family of Wanda. She was such a dear, sweet person, always so much fun and full of life. She will be dearly missed and ...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Terry Douglass - Amherst,, OH

“Love you Grandma - see you in Heaven! ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Carolyn Marchisin - Smyrna , TN


Wanda L. Smith (nee Lyons), age 84, of Vermilion, passed away, Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain after a brief illness.
She was born on July 23, 1927 in Birds Run, Ohio to Jesse and Lula (nee Sarchet) Lyons. Wanda moved to Lorain in 1945 and resided in Lorain until moving to Vermilion in 1994. She was a graduate of Massillon High School, home of the "Tigers".
Wanda was employed by the Lorain City Schools. She began her career with the school system as a secretary for the School Board Office and then became the secretary at Admiral King High School from the day the school opened. She later transferred to the food service department until retiring in 1992. She was very proud of her affiliation with the Lorain City Schools Secretaries.
Her Irish Heritage meant everything to her. She was a member of the Aqua Marine Swim Club in Avon Lake for 30 years. She loved second hand stores, yard sales, fishing, the outdoors and traveling to Las Vegas twice a year.
Wanda is survived by her sons, Michael A. (Lynn) Smith, of Sullivan, OH and James (Sandra) Smith, of Amherst; grandchildren, Carolyn (Eric)Marchisin, Amy Smith, Aaron Smith and Amanda Smith; great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn Smith;sisters, Constance (Jim) Green, of Arizona and Linda (Jack) Conrad, of West Lafayette, OH; sister-in-law, Margie Lyons, of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Albert; brother, James Lyons; sister, Jeanie Hugel.
The Smith family will receive family and friends on Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 30, 2012 at 12:00 noon in the Funeral Center, Pastor Greg Sellers, Pastor of Lorain Lighthouse United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.dovinreberjones.com

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