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Grace Church - Barberton Campus
Saturday February 12th, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am

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Grace Church - Barberton Campus
Saturday February 12th, 2022

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Gloria Ann Smith

Gloria Ann Smith, 84, passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2022.

Gloria was born on Tuesday, September 14, 1937 and raised in Swengel, PA to the late Owen and Jane (Burd) Steese and has lived in the Doylestown area since 2009.  Gloria faithfully loved the Lord; she attended the Grace Church - Barberton Campus.  As a pastor’s wife, she was very involved in spreading the word of the Lord, teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.  She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family, and spending hours making just the right card of encouragement to brighten someone’s day.

Along with her parents, Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Pastor Richard A. Smith, Sr.; sisters, Marietta Raker, Dolly Greenland, and Joan Breon; and brother, Wayne Steese.  She is survived by her son, Richard A. (Renea) Smith, Jr.; daughter, Sue (Steve) Zollinger; 8 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Michael Steese; sisters, Deanna (Rick) Mangus, Bonnie Kaufman, Sharon (David) Smith, Theresa Shirk; and many other loving family and friends.

     Funeral Service will be 11:00 am, Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Grace Church - Barberton Campus, 629 Wesleyan Ave., Barberton, Ohio 44203. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the church.  

Gloria’s family would like to extend a very special thank-you to the nurses and staff with Hospice of Summa for their compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Summa.

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Bob and I always enjoyed visiting with Aunt Gloria. I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm sure she is enjoying being with the sisters that have gone before her.

Alice Breon Feb 13 2022 11:38 AM

We will miss your beautiful light. So honored to have had you in my life.

Joy Feb 11 2022 6:27 AM

Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. We are so very sorry for your loss.

The Pfeiffer’s Feb 10 2022 10:57 PM

Dear Sue, Steve, and family, I'm so very sorry to hear of this great loss to your family. Praying your faith and memories of happier times help you as you adjust to life without her physical presence. Love and hugs.

Suzi and Jim Hanna Feb 10 2022 8:24 PM

So very sorry for you and your family's loss. Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. May you find comfort in all of the wonderful memories you have.

Crystal Stafford Feb 10 2022 8:04 PM

Oh Sue, I'm so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful loving and kind lady. Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family.

Sherry Noland (Rhodes) Feb 10 2022 7:52 PM

Sue and family, So very sorry for your loss. I enjoyed meeting your mother!

Francie & Joe Casto Feb 10 2022 5:35 PM

So sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for you and your family.

Barbara Ritzman Feb 10 2022 3:58 PM