Alma Smith (born Seely)

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Gender: Female

Date of Birth: October 10, 1915

Date of Death: July 26, 2010

Birth Place: Greenwood, DE

Death Place: Plantation, FL

Alma Seely Smith

Smith, Alma, 94, of Plantation, FL, passed away on July 26, 2010. Premier Funeral Services and Cremations, Inc., Oakland Park.*

Published in the Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – August 1, 2010, page 8B


ALMA SMITH

Alma Seely Smith

Alma Seely Smith was born on October 10, 1915 in Greenwood, DE.

She is the daughter of George Frederick and Florence Myrtle Stuart Seely. She earned her BS degree from the University of Delaware in 1936 and an advanced degree from the UoD in 1960.

Starting in 1938 Alma taught home economics first in Milford and then in Laurel and then served as guidance counselor in Seaford High School until 1963 when she retired. During retirement Alma joined the Snow Bird crowd shuffling between Delaware and Florida. She spent many hours volunteering at the Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and in her churches. She and Frank traveled extensively in the United States, Europe, Canada and Mexico.

She was predeceased by her husband of 40 years Frank E. Smith. Alma is survived by one sister Bernice Brittingham of Laurel and three generations of nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at the HANNIGAN, SHORT, DISHAROON FUNERAL HOME 700 West Street Laurel, DE 19956 on Saturday July 31, at 11 am, where a viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. The Pastor Ken Deusa will officiate. Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Laurel.

Published by Delaware Online, July 29, 2010