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Deana  Edith Smith
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Deana Edith Smith
June 10, 1940 - May 23, 2018

Deana Edith Smith (nee Pascoe), age 77 died on May 23, 2018. Raised in West Deptford, Deana graduated from Paulsboro High School in 1958 and received her Associates Degree from Gloucester County College in 1983. With a passion for twirling as Head Drum Majorette for PHS, she used her gift to instruct baton from 1968-76 and founded the Colonial Twirlers. Deana lived in West Deptford most of her life. She was a First Grade Aide at Oakview and Verga Elementary School for over 10 years. Her hobbies and joys included her dog Buster, her beach home at The Capri, traveling, reading, lecturing and collecting her dolls. She was a member of the Evelyn Moomau Delmarva Doll Club, Rainbow Girls, Order of the Eastern Star and attended the local Lutheran and Methodist church. Deana retired to Ocean Pines, MD in 1994 and moved back to New Jersey in 2017.
She was the wife of the late Edward J. Smith. Survived by her daughters Dawn (Robert) Sutton, Cheryl Adels, stepchildren Edward Smith Jr (deceased), Maryann Thoreson (Smith), James and Gregory Smith, grandchildren Ariel, Justice, Asher and Joshua , sister Betty Reichert, a niece and two nephews. She was also predeceased by her first husband John A. McFadden.
Friends may greet the family during visitation at 10am on Thursday, May 31 at Sovereign Grace Church, 111 W. Greentree Rd., Marlton, NJ 08053. Funeral service will be at 11am. Graveside Service and Interment will be 2pm, Friday, June 1 at Garden of the Pines Cemetery located at the Community Church of Ocean Pines, 11227 Race Track Road, Berlin MD 21811. Memories may be shared at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ASPCA and the Animal Humane Society.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sovereign Grace Church

111 W. Greentree Rd
Marlton, New Jersey 08053

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11:00 AM
Sovereign Grace Church

111 W. Greentree Rd
Marlton, New Jersey 08053

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Garden of the Pines Cemetery

Community Church of Ocean Pines
11227 Race Track Rd
Berlin, Maryland 21811

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