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Alleen Louise Smith  

Alleen Louise Smith

May 11, 1927 – February 18, 2014

Alleen Louise Smith, age 86, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at the Heartland Hospice House.

Alleen was born in Salisbury, Maryland on May 11, 1927, and was the daughter of the late Lyndon L. Pusey, Sr. and Hazel G. Causey Pusey. She was a graduate of the Beacom Business College. Alleen made her career as a secretary with DuPont and worked at the company’s Louviers site for 17 years, until her retirement in 1990.

She was a longtime member of Newark United Methodist Church. An exceptional cook, Alleen was happiest when she was preparing delicious meals for her beloved family. Above all else, she was a devoted and adoring mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed by all.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, William Lee Pusey and Lyndon L. Pusey, Jr. Alleen is survived by her children, Diane L. Smith (Joe Becker) of New Castle, DE, James A. Smith (Valerie) of North East, MD, Nancy Savery (William Savery III) of Newark, DE, Karen Antes (Greg Antes) of Newark, DE, and Thomas G. Smith (Susan) of North East, MD; 15 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday afternoon, March 8, 2014, at the Lighthouse Wesleyan Church, 618 W. Main Street, Fruitland, MD 21826. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Alleen’s name may be made to the Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ochletree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808 or to the Lighthouse Wesleyan Church at the address listed above.

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  1. kelly lawson, February 23, 2014

    you were my second mother and gave me 5 brother and sisters to many memories (hinee rolls and flat bread) the picture made me cry because i haven’t seen you for so long R I P love kelly

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  2. Mr.& Mrs.Billings (ministers), March 6, 2014

    Dear Smith Family, My wife and I are very sorry to hear of the loss of your dear love one. We know this is a difficult time for you. We wanted to share something from the bible to comfort you. God never wanted us to die.(Romans 5:12) (James 1:13) He has made provisions through his son Jesus to awaken those who have died.(John11:25) (John 5:28,29) These promises in the bible will soon be a reality.They give us hope and comfort knowing we will see our love ones again and that death is not the end for us.(Revelation 21:4,5) We pray that your family find peace and comfort in God’s promises for the future.(Psalms 37:10,11&29)

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  3. Cheryl (Wonchoba) Kitchen, April 28, 2014

    Nancy, we are so very sorry to hear about your mom. It was so unexpected to run in to you, but we would love to see you again soon. Our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you and your family.

    Cheryl & Jeff

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