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Gabrielle A. Smith, 50, of Cambridge departed this life after a long battle with breast cancer December 20, 2016 at UMSMC at Easton surrounded by her loved ones.
Born July 6, 1966 in San Pedro, California, she was a daughter of Patricia and the late Vincent Barone, Jr. During her illness Gabby, as she was affectionately known, became an inspiration to many with her courage and fight. She had led a cancer survivor group teaching others how to survive. Her broad smile, bright eyes and caring heart will be missed by many but never forgotten.
Surviving besides mother Patricia Barone is her husband of 31 years Paul Smith; her four children Jessica Sampson ( Chris ), James Smith (Alexa), Jillian Smith (Larry), Jacob Smith (Kate); five beloved grandchildren Christopher, Breanna, Alex, Ember and Noah; five siblings Lisa Miguel (Ricardo), Tracy Barone (Glenda), Mario Barone (Denise), Jackie Horner ( Stephan) and Carlo Barone.
A memorial service will be held December 31, 2016 beginning 2:00 pm at Countryside Christian Church, Austin Road, Cambridge. Mr. Glenn P. Ruark will officiate.
The family will receive friends from noon until 2:00 pm.
A time of fellowship will follow.
The family request that in lieu of flowers donations in memory of Gabby be made to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., 308 High Street, Cambridge, MD 21613 to assist them with funeral cost at this difficult time.
To share memories visit www.newcombcollins.comFacts Born: July 6, 1966
Place of Birth: San Pedro, CA
Death: December 20, 2016
Place of Death: Easton, MD
Saturday December 31, 2016 , 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at Countryside Christian Church
Saturday December 31, 2016 , 2:00 PM at Countryside Christian Church
Posted by: Antonio So sorry for your lost. Just saw this message. She did have a wonderful smile. Am sure our All Mighty God saw the heart she had and the kind of person she was. Our hope is to see her in the resurrection like Jesus spoke in the Gospel of John 5:28-29. May the family find comfort in the Bible through the words of Jesus and his Father. 01/09/2017 Posted by: Melissa Thomas I am so very sorry for your loss. I met Gabby at a Cancer Survivor meeting. I was just in the beginning stages of my chemo treatments with much more laying ahead of me. She was so very helpful! She was so kind and helped us all understand what we needed to do and how hard we needed to fight. I was so lucky to have learned from her. I will continue to fight just like she taught me. &128151; 12/31/2016 Posted by: Dan Kane Pat and family, your daughter will be missed at the Cambridge Elks Lodge it was always a pleasure to see her out on Friday nights for dinner. We will lift you and your family up in our prayers. 12/30/2016 Posted by: Megan Holotik You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Megan Holotik and the Ladies at State Farm 12/29/2016 Posted by: mike colbert so sorry for your loss. God bless liberty utilities, salem,nh 12/27/2016 Posted by: A. Wingfield Extending deepest sympathy to family and friends in this time of sorrow. Please find comfort in knowing that soon all those in the memorial tombs will hear Jesus' voice and come out. (John 5:28,29) Until that blessed day, may the GOD of all comfort grant you peace while many fond memories warm your hearts. 12/27/2016 Posted by: Gary, Sophie & Kyle Shockley Dear James and Family, We are so very sorry for your loss. We will continue to pray for strength for you and your family, during this time. Please know that we will always be here for you..... ALWAYS. We love you 12/26/2016 Posted by: William morse Sorry for your lost she was a good person and a good friend she will be missed by all of u 12/26/2016 Posted by: Kevin Lang So sorry for your loss. Thoughts go out to your family Kevin Raymond NH 12/25/2016 Posted by: Kim Fullerton (Carter) Rest in peace my dear friend.. I will keep our memories close to my heart till we meet again... Love you!!? 12/23/2016 Posted by: Dickie Bourassa Gabrielle may you Rest In Peace and look down upon Paul, your children and grandchildren. Fair winds and following seas my friend. 12/23/2016 Posted by: Dean Blythe Paul, our prayers are with you, sincerely Dean Blythe, once a resident of Cambridge and a coworker with you at Ruark Construction. 12/22/2016 Posted by: Kelley, Jenna, Sean and Steven Crocker My best friend. A second Mother to my children. An inspiration to those who worked with her. A hero to those who knew and loved her. Our hearts are with you Paul and family. We love you! 12/22/2016 Posted by: cassie hibble So sorry to hear this sad, sad, news..prayers for the family...she will be truly missed! Joe and Cassie Hibble 12/22/2016 Posted by: crystal travis Rest n peace sending prayers to the family 12/22/2016 Posted by: Chris Brouillard Mario and Family - I am very saddened by your loss. Your sister must have been an inspiration to many with her work with the cancer survivor group. Please accept my thoughts and prayers. 12/22/2016 Posted by: Derek Palmer She was great fun to be around. Always had that infectious smile. Will be very sadly missed. RIP Very best wishes to Paul and the family at this very difficult time. 12/22/2016 Posted by: Bonnie Creighton-Staab I worked with Gabby at McDonalds..she was a sweet boss. She will never be forgotton! 12/22/2016 Posted by: Jeannie and Bunky Smith Pat our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family 12/22/2016
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