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Dolores "Dee" Smith

Monday, May 10, 2021 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 11:00 am

Rest Haven Cemetery


Dolores (Dee) Joan Myers Smith, age 88, of Hagerstown, Maryland died Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Holly Place Senior Living.

Born June 22, 1932 in Tilghmanton, MD she was the daughter of the late Russell S. and Jane (Dellinger) Myers; and the widow of Jay W. Smith whom she married on February 11, 1951.

She was a 1950 graduate of Hagerstown High School. She was a member of the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lappans for more than 60 years. Prior to her retirement, she worked as the League Coordinator at Turner’s Dual Lanes for more than 40 years.  She was a longtime Junior League Coach, League Secretary/Treasurer for the Richard Pentz Tenpin League, and she started the Soda Pop Adult/Youth League all at Turner’s Dual Lanes.  She was ‘everybody’s mom’ and loved promoting the sport of bowling. 

She is survived by one son; Todd C. Smith and wife Michelle Talbert-Smith of Hagerstown;  daughter-in-law Gisele L. Smith of Fairplay, MD; grandson Jason W. Smith and wife Shana of Williamsport, MD, granddaughters Jessica Wolfgang and husband Jason of Greencastle, PA and Jenell W. Smith of Fairplay, MD; great grandchildren Alexis Fraley, Hayden Cummings, Caleb Smith, and Mayci Wolfgang.  She is survived by her brother Dr. John W. Myers of San Antonio, TX.  She is survived by David W. Curry, whom she raised as her son, and his family.  She is also survived by nieces, nephews, many life-long friends, the staff and residents of Holly Place.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Jay W. Smith, her son Shelton W. Smith, her sister Sandra Semler, her brother H. Lane Myers, and her grandson Travis Curry.  

Sis to her family, Dee to her friends and bowlers; she had a kind heart, a compassionate spirit, and cared deeply for those she loved.   

The family will receive friends at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD, Monday May 10, 2021 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Graveside service will be Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 11:00 am, at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD with Rev. Anne Weatherholt officiating.

Dee requested the omission of flowers, however, if one is so inclined to send flowers, let it be just one red rose, her favorite.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 18313 Lappans Rd., Boonsboro, MD 21713 or Holly Place Senior Living 268 S. Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD 21742.  They provided her great care and love for more than two years. 

Online condolences may be expressed at


Guest Book

Todd, Michelle and Family. Please accept a my condolences on the passing of Dee. I so enjoyed our talks on the phone and at the bowling alley. She was one of a kind. Sincerely Robert Daveler

robert e daveler
Sharpsburg, Maryland

Todd, I am very sadden of Nannie Dee's passing. I have so many wonderful memories spent with her and your family. When the Lord calls our loved one home, he leaves a gift of memories. May these memories carry you through this difficult time. Love always, deb

Hagerstown, MD

Sending love and prayers to your family. Dee had such a wonderful impact in the lives of everyone she met. We loved her so much.

Rose and Jimmy Powell
Waynesboro , PA

Great memories with Dee and the family. What a kind and giving lady. I treasure those memories always. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers Fondly Cathy

Hagerstown, Maryland

Todd and Michelle I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember her when she would give me big hugs at the bowling alley and always asked if I have been good and if I was taking good care of my mom (Brenda) She was such a sweetheart and I loved her dearly. She will be dearly missed. I will pray for you guys and the family during this time.

Marlana Feiser
Alexandria, Virginia

An amazing lady with a heart of gold who raised a wonderful man. So much to be proud of in her years of life. Rest In Peace.

Colton Hartman
Martinsburg, WV

So sorry about Dolores Never forgot how nice she was to me as a teenager Rest In Peace Buffie

Rose Litz
Hookerton, North Carolina

Remembering Dee's loving personality and bright spirit and sending love and support to her family that she left behind.

Jeff & Lisa Churchey
Fairplay , Maryland

Smith Family. Dave & friends, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Dee was a special lady that was loved by all that knew her.

Marty Gouff
Hagerstown, MD

A great lady, teacher and friend to all of us. Rest in Peace, Miss Dee.

Carlo Belella
Hagerstown, MD

We are deeply sorry for the loss of this beautiful lady! She was always so kind warm and loving to everyone she met! She will be missed by many. May you find comfort in each memory you shared with her over her incredible life.

Sue & Glenn Geyer
Myersville, Md

Dee was a wonderful person and friend 2 me. There were times that I was down and she would lift me up. That's the type of person she was to me.i will never forget what she has done 4 everyone she touch in this life.but her work is not done 4 she is taking care of things in heaven with the lord.

Jimmy Yates
Hagerstown , Maryland

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