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Irene L. Smith

December 18, 1924 December 30, 2018
Irene L. Smith
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Irene Ruth Lee Smith, was born on December 18, 1924 in Penllyn, Pennsylvania, to the late Norris E. Lee and Irene B. Lee. She was the 3rd of four children. On Sunday, December 30, 2018 Irene was called into eternal rest. Irene received her elementary education in Penllyn school. At an early age she was baptized at Bethlehem Baptist Church by the late Rev. Guy McGee, Sr. She graduated from Ambler High School and upon her graduation she continued her education at Hampton Institute, Hampton Virginia. Irene met the love of her life, Thaddeus W. Smith, Jr., and on January 26, 1946 they married. From this union 4 daughters were born. Irene, who is known to some as “Baby Sis”, enjoyed playing games with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Some of her favorite games were Dominos, cards, and Scrabble. She loved bowling with her friends also. Irene and her husband Thaddeus enjoyed traveling the world. Eating out at their favorite restaurants (which were many) was a pleasurable outing. Irene is survived by her loving husband, Thaddeus W. Smith, Jr., better known as Smitty, daughters, Ledley Smith, Lynn Johnson, Lea Smith, Lauren Ellison, her grandchildren Oliver Chamberlain (Angela), Olin Chamberlain (Michelle), Kira Ellison, Marques Johnson (Ronda), Kevin Parker, Jr., her sister Ruby Wilson, 15 great-grands and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was pre-deceased by sisters, Charlotte Obey and Otelia Gaskins, her sister-in-law Carmen Moore and her grandson Ondray Parker. Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Service on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11:00AM at Bethlehem Baptist Church 712 Penllyn Pike, Spring House, PA 19477. The viewing will be from 9:00-11:00AM at the Church. Interment will be in Whitemarsh Memorial Park.


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9:00 AM 1/5/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethlehem Baptist Church- Spring House Worship Center

712 Penllyn Pike
Spring House, PA 19477

Bethlehem Baptist Church- Spring House Worship Center
712 Penllyn Pike Spring House 19477 PA
United States

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Saturday

5

Jan

11:00 AM 1/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethlehem Baptist Church- Spring House Worship Center

712 Penllyn Pike
Spring House, PA 19477

Bethlehem Baptist Church- Spring House Worship Center
712 Penllyn Pike Spring House 19477 PA
United States
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