Nancy Elizabeth Smith
March 29, 1936 - April 21, 2021
Nancy Elizabeth Smith, 85, passed away at Peace Health Hospital in Vancouver, Washington, on April 21, 2021.
Nancy was born in Chicago, IL on March 29, 1936, to Sidney Sr. and Mabel Smith. In her teen years, Nancy and her family moved to the Pacific Northwest, living in Spokane, and settling in the Seattle area where she attended high school and college.
Nancy graduated from Seattle University in 1966, with a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Sociology. Nancy began her teaching career at Woodmont Elementary School in Federal Way, where she taught first and second grade classes for 30 years. After retiring from teaching, Nancy became a real estate agent. After moving from the Seattle area she lived in Olympia, Manzanita, and finally settled to Woodland, Washington.
Nancy is survived by her brother, Sidney J. Smith, Jr. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Sidney Sr, and Mabel Smith, brother Brian James Smith, brother Jeffery Smith, and sister Christine Donovan.
Nancy was a devout Catholic and a member of the St. Frances of Assisi Catholic Church in Burien, Washington, which is where she did her student teaching.
Nancy loved art, literature, and dance. She was an avid reader. She was devoted to spending time with her family and her dog, “Brandy.” Nancy loved to ski and was a member of the Mountaineers Hiking group based in Seattle, WA. Nancy will be remembered as kind, thoughtful, and dedicated to her religion. She will be missed by all. Rest in Peace dear Sister.
Public memorial service pending at this time; Service Information will be published here after event schedule is confirmed.
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