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Katherine Smith

August 26, 1928 — July 31, 2009

Katherine Smith

Katherine G. “Kitty” Smith, age 80, of Linkwood, MD, died July 31, 2009 at her home.

Born August 26, 1928 in Andrews, Dorchester County, MD, she was the daughter of the late Washington Gore and Daisy Hughes Gore. Kitty attended schools in the South Dorchester area.

On October 24, 1947 she married Jack Smith.

Kitty worked as a seamstress for Rob Roy for several years.

Kitty was one of the founding members of Linkwood-Salem Volunteer Fire Department. She was a life long member and very active member.

Her hobbies included quilting, seamstress work and ceramics. She and her husband had owned and operated J&K Ceramic Shop in Linkwood.

Surviving besides her husband of 61 years, Jack Smith of Linkwood, MD are two daughters Sharon Duvall and her husband James “Birch” Duvall of Cambridge, MD, Jackie Molisani and her husband Nick Molisani of Linkwood, MD; a sister Irma Fox and her husband John and their daughter Kandy Fox, with whom Kitty was like a second mother rather than an aunt, all of Cambridge, MD; two grandchildren Nick Molisani II and his wife Tesha, Kathy Yorton and her husband Gary; six great-grandchildren Kelli Molisani, Damian Molisani, Caraline Shellabarger, Sara Molisani, Calyn Shellabarger, Daniel Yorton; a great-great-granddaughter Aubree Molisani; nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death besides her parents was a brother Emmit Gore.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 2nd at 2:00 p.m. at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A., 308 High St., Cambridge, MD where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Officiating at the service will be Lay Leader Cathi Bisker, family friend and fellow fire department member.

Inurnment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made in Mrs. Smith’s memory to the Linkwood-Salem Volunteer Fire Company, PO Box 66, Linkwood, MD 21835.


Sunday August 2, 2009 , 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home

Memorial Service

Sunday August 2, 2009 , 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home

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Facts Born: August 26, 1928
Place of Birth: Andrews, Dorchester County, Maryland
Death: July 31, 2009
Place of Death: Linkwood, Maryland

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