Dorothy R. Suech Smith, 86, formerly of Orange and Branford, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at the CT Hospice, Branford. She was the wife of the late George S. Smith. She was born in Norwalk on October 18, 1926; daughter of the late Albert and Theresa Kopsco Suech and had worked at the Racebrook Pharmacy until her retirement. Dorothy was a real people person who loved to entertain at her house and also touched many people in a special way. Mother of Katherine (Richard) Berluti of Old Saybrook, Timothy (Margie) Smith of Orange, David (Cindy) Smith of South Lake, Tahoe and the late Robert G. Smith. Mother-in-law of Joyce C. Smith of Northford. Also survived by twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her siblings, Albert & Mary Suech and Irene Vizi.
Family and friends are invited to go directly to St. Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Avenue, North Haven on Tuesday morning at 11:00 to attend a mass of Christian burial and are also invited to attend the committal services immediately following in All Saints Cemetery. There will be no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405. The North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue has been entrusted with the arrangements.