NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 5, at 12:00 Noon, at the Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown, for Lauri A. “Hunk” Smith, who passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, September 29, 2019.
Lauri was born on January 11, 1961, in Youngstown, a daughter of Ted R. and JoAnn Brabrant 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; four brothers, Dan “Smitty”(Jean) Smith, Ted “Bomber” (Sue) Smith and Bob and John Riel; five sisters, Pam Roza, Patti Kosek, Janis (John) Kitchen, Carol and Cindy (Richard) Riel; her companion, Ray Moss and numerous nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly.
Lauri was preceded in death by her father, Ted; her stepfather, James Riel; her grandparents and sister, Cheri Stepan.
Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon on Saturday, October 5, at the Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown.
A television tribute will air Thursday, October 3 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.