Dorothy Smiley

Obituary of Dorothy J Smiley

Dorothy age 86 residing half the year in Sun City Center, Florida and the other half of the year in Reynoldsburg, Ohio passed away at the Sun City Center Hospice House from her battle of Cancer on November 26, 2022.

She was born on July 25, 1936 in New Haven, Connecticut.  She was the daughter to Milton and Olga Johnson (Roehl).

She met her soulmate Talt (Ted) Smiley and was married on 7/30/1983 in London Ohio.  He preceded her in death in May 2014.

Dorothy graduated Cum Laude from Ohio University, Lancaster Campus, Lancaster Ohio with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. 

Dorothy was a great and dedicated mother and Grandmother first and foremost.  She loved her children and grandchildren and embraced every moment with them.  She enjoyed golfing, sailing (anything to do with the water) quilting, sewing, baking, playing the piano. 

Dorothy is survived by her children and their spouses, Kim Shroyer (James Shroyer), Lisa Biller (Leon Biller) and Joel Hawley II (Sherry Hawley), Stepchildren, Michael Smiley (Judy Smiley), Mark Smiley,   Shari Smiley Clark (Jeffrey Clark) Timothy Smiley.

The family will be having a Celebration of Life in Columbus Ohio after the new year.




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