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Roxanne Dawn Smith  

Roxanne Dawn Smith

January 12, 1956 – July 4, 2017

Roxanne Dawn Smith, age 61, of Lincoln University, PA, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Roxanne was born in Wilmington, DE on January 12, 1956, and was the daughter of Robert L. Fix and Christine A. (Mull) Fix. In addition to caring for her family, she made her career as a project manager with Bank of America in Newark.

Roxanne was a devoted wife, loving mother and adoring grandmother. She was a nurturing soul and always put the needs of others before her own. Roxanne had a passion for music and was a talented vocalist. She along with her husband, Byron, performed together in the band, “Sparx” in the early 1980’s. She will be very dearly missed by all.

Roxanne was preceded in death by her father, Robert. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Byron A. Smith; mother, Christine A. Fix of Lincoln University, PA; children, Daniel E. Smith (Elise) and Valerie C. Litchford (Ricky), all of Elkton, MD; and grandson, RJ Litchford.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11:30 am on Wednesday morning, July 12, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in New London Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New London Road, New London Township, PA .

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Roxanne’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or by visiting:

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  1. Tamara Dalseme, July 11, 2017

    I worked with Rox for many years, she was kind, generous and a joy to be around. She loved her family very much and her little grandson was the light of her life. I am so sorry, she will be missed.

  2. Coleen Walls, July 11, 2017

    So sorry for your loss.

  3. Dusty Harris, July 13, 2017

    What a crushing loss this was for so many. Dan has been my best friend, and my brother for almost 25 years. Through many ups and downs, we have always come through it on top. Throughout those years, Roxanne, Barry, Val, Ricky, Elise, and Mom mom, have become like family to me. This has hit me hard, so I can only begin to fathom what you all must be going through. I wish more than anything that i could be there with you right now, celebrating the life of such an amazing woman. Just know that i love you all, and please, dont hesitate to reach out.



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