Dorothy A Smith

Visitation: Sunday, July 30th, 2017 2:00 P.M to 6:00 P.M at Yurs Funeral Home 405 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174

Service: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church 400 Cedar Street, St. Charles, IL 60174

Burial Location: Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, CT


Dorothy Ann Smith age 87, of St. Charles, IL passed away July 26, 2017. Dorothy was born to Peter and Katherine Sliva on July 16, 1930 in Bridgeport, CT. She was a graduate of Bassick High School, in Bridgeport, CT. and was employed for many years with La Resista, Inc. Dorothy enjoyed gardening , reading, spending time with her grandchildren, taking long walks with her loving husband Ray, dancing (especially Polka dancing) and traveling. She was a faithful member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles, IL for 41 years. She served as president of the Womens Club and was very active in the ministries of the Church.

She is survived by her three children; Thomas (Maureen) Smith of Bethel, CT, Howard( Melinda) Smith of Trumbull, CT, Cheri Smith-Westphall (Jeffrey) Hunt of St. Charles, IL, five grandchildren; Cloë Smith-Westphall, Avery Smith-Westphall, Gavin Hunt, Marissa (Joseph) Smith, Bradley Smith, three sisters; Mary Sliva, Caroline Tilt, Cecelia Sliva, three brothers; Stanley Sliva, Peter M. Sliva, Charles Sliva all of Trumbull, CT, and many nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband Ray, sister Frances Galanek, four brothers; John J. Sliva Sr., Stephen Sliva, Joseph Sliva and Frank Sliva.

Visitation will be 2-6:00 P.M. Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Yurs Funeral Home 405 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 A.M. Monday July 31, 2017, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 400 Cedar Street, St. Charles, IL 60174. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, CT.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan, Ave., Chicago, IL 60601.


Patricia (Kelly) & Bill Boggs from Schaumburg IL

"Just seeing this news about your wonderful Mom, Cheri - and know that you and your whole family are in our hearts and prayers at this difficult time. Your Mom was a wonderful example of kindness and love - and it's because of her that I know what endive is (true story)!

Love you,
Party & Bill"

Steve and Ginny Wright from Naperville, IL

"Our sympathys and prayers go out to you Cheri and your family."

marge meanger from st. charles IL

"So sorry for your great loss.
Dorothy is at rest with her
loving husband in a wonderful place.
Marge Meanger

Nanci Kurtz from monroe CT

"Tommy, Sandy and Cheri,

You're all in my thoughts and prayers. Take comfort in the memories of the good times you enjoyed with your Mom."

Lisa Pilney from Evanston IL

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

The Pilney Family"

Kathleen Patrasso from St Charles IL

"Cheri, I am so sorry to hear about your wonderful Mom. I was always so glad to sit with her at the St. Charles Singers concerts. I loved both your parents and now she has been reunited with your Dad. I'm sending you love and hugs."





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