New Springfield - A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 5, at 12:00 pm at the Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown for Lauri A. "Hunk" Smith who passed away unexpectedly.
Lauri was born January 11, 1961, in Youngstown a daughter of Ted R. and Joann Brabant Smith. She worked at the Save-a-Lot in New Castle. Lauri was a life member of the New Springfield VFW Triangle Post 2799. She was truly a people person who "never met a stranger". She enjoyed spending time in Florida and loved flamingos.
Lauri leaves her mother Joann Riel, her son Edward R. Damron, Jr.(Patti DePasquale) of New Springfield, five sisters Pam Roza, Patti Kosek, Janis (John) Kitchen, Carol and Cindy (Richard) Riel, four brothers Dan "Smitty" (Jeanie) Smith, Ted "Bomber" (Sue) Smith and Bob and John Riel, her companion Ray Moss and numerous nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.
Lauri was preceded in death by her father, Ted, her step father, James Riel, her grandparents, and sister Cheri Stepan.
Friends may call from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, October 5, at the Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown.
This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent at www.ClementeFuneralHomes.com.