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Dorothy Rose Smith

February 28, 1918 — April 27, 2010

SMITH, Dorothy, age 92, from Centerville, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Dorothy, formerly from Brookville, was a loving and giving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She loved homemaking, cooking, gardening, and her special passion and talent was artistic painting. She was a member of the Dayton Society of Painters & Sculptors, and won numerous awards for her work in watercolor and oils. She is survived by her loving husband of 72 years, Earl E. "Gene" Smith; daughters Genie (Gary) Hutton and Lisa (Jerry) Meranda; grandchildren David (Annmarie) Lawrence, Brian (Carey) Lawrence, Kara (Brian) Westerfield, Matthew Meranda and Chris (Ginny) Meranda; great-grandchildren Noah, Logan and Liam; sister Evelyn (Merle) Steiner; brothers William (Carolee) Mastbaum, Vincent (Marilyn) Mastbaum and Joseph (Patricia) Mastbaum; sisters-in-law Ruby Mastbaum and Barbara Mastbaum; and many other relatives and friends. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents Herman and Dora Mastbaum; brother Robert Mastbaum; and sister Mary McCarthy. Visitation will take place on Friday, April 30, 2010 from 5:00-8:00pm at Routsong Funeral Home, 81 N. Main St., Centerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 1, at 10:30am at Church of the Incarnation, 7415 Far Hills Ave., Centerville. Contributions may be made to the Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors, 48 High St., Dayton, OH 45403. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home:
Centerville Routsong Funeral Home
81 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH
US 45459

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Friday, April 30, 2010

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Routsong Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Centerville

81 North Main Street, Centerville, OH 45459

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Saturday, May 1, 2010

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