OBITUARY

Joan Marie Smith

February 7, 1935February 9, 2021

Joan M. Smith, age 86, of Dayton, OH, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Margaret Weimert; loving husband of 51 years, Jewel Smith and brother, Donald Weimert. She is survived by her sons, Anthony M. (Jill) Smith, Joseph S. (Amy) Smith and Patrick E. (Pamela) Smith; daughters, Margaret A. Smith and Kathleen Head; brother, Charles Weimert; grandchildren, Jordan (Stephen) Hummel, Zachary (Kaitlyn) Smith, AmandaMarie Smith, Jessicann Smith, Jerry Wayne Head III and Angel Ferguson and great-grandchildren, Alexander Lecaros and Lincoln Hummel. Joan cherished her grandchildren. She was an avid baseball card collector and fan of The Cincinnati Reds and Dayton Flyers. She was also a devout Catholic. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 PM on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 at Tobias Funeral Home – Belmont Chapel, 648 Watervliet Ave., Dayton, OH 45420. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 AM on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 310 Allen St., Dayton, OH 45410. Burial will be held privately with family. In lieu of flowers contributions in Joan’s memory may be sent to The American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 26, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, February 27, 2021

Memories

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Tom Kleinhenz

February 26, 2021

I remember when Joan Smith was babysitting for my family we would always have a great time. She had fun little songs and rhymes she would sing to help calm us down when we got rowdy. I always loved when she made us her special donuts.
I had a small turtle named Giganticus as a pet. I was not the best caretaker for him and he started not doing too well. When we thought the turtle on his last legs Miss Smith started caring for him and the turtle started doing better. The next time I saw the turtle it had grown from a silver dollar size to the size of my palm and was healthy.
Miss Smith always watched out for us even as we got olde. She even continued to get us gifts for Christmas and special occasions even up to my wedding. I am thankful to have been able to know her and spend time with her.

Peter Kleinhenz

February 26, 2021

Joan was a great part of my childhood and was like a grandparent to us Kleinhenz kids. She was our babysitter for years, and always had gifts for us during special occasions. I'll always remember baseball cards, collectable McDonalds toys, the fish in her basement, and the milkshakes and donuts we would make when she babysat.
I also remember her helping take me to get my dog Pedro from the same place she got her dog from (lab/beagle mix).
I am thankful to have had Joan in my life. This weekend I will make "Mrs Smith style donuts" with my kids in honor of her (fry "O" shaped biscuit dough in hot oil, and then add frosting or sugar).
Love,
Peter

Jim and Nancy Gallagher

February 21, 2021

We send our deepest sympathy to all the family of Joan Smith. She was a kind and thoughtful cousin as well as a good friend. We'll miss all her phone calls.
We can't attend the funeral because of the virus, but will have Joan and you all in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Jim and Nancy Gallagher

Janice Dahlinghaus

February 20, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. We hope your fond memories will help you during this difficult time. You are in our prayers!
Dahlinghaus Family

Helen Saluke

February 18, 2021

My condolences to the Smith and Weimert families in the loss of Joan. She always kept us updated as to how the family was doing when we saw her at St Mary's. You'll be in my prayers.

Helen Saluke

Sandy, Terry and Ruth Carter (TCI SPORTS FAN)

February 14, 2021

There is no one in this world like your Mother. She was a special woman and she will be with you always.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY