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.