Betsy Q. Smith, passed away June 1, 2008 at the age of 74 at her home in The
She was born March 4, 1934.
Betsy was the devoted wife of Richard A. Smith.
She is also survived by children, Richard A. (Mary) Smith, Jr. of Upper St.
Clair, Pa., Thomas M. (Merry) Smith of Manchester, Mo., Paul F. (Tammy)
Smith, of Chesterfield, Mo.; brother, Frederick (Ellen) Quinn of Port
Charlotte, Fla.; grandchildren Ryan Smith, Anna (Ben) Barton, Jonathan
(Carolyn) Smith, Elisabeth Smith, Kayla Smith, Kathryn Smith, Jordan Smith,
Grace Smith; great-grandchildren, Madeline, Samuel, and Jacob.
She grew up in Trenton, N.J., and spent many years with her family in
Chesterton, Ind. and St. Louis, Mo. before moving to The Villages, Fla. in
1998. She was a dear relative and friend to many.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 6 at 11 a.m. at Hiers-Baxley
Funeral Home at 1511 Buenos Aires Blvd., The Villages, FL 32159. Memorial
contributions may be made to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center at 12902
Magnolia Dr., Tampa, FL 33612 or the Hospice Society of Lake & Sumter at
12300 Lane Park Rd., Tavares, FL 32778-9972.