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Doris Kerlin Smootz

September 25, 1934 ~ December 18, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Doris Smootz Obituary

Doris Kerlin Smootz, 89 of Bridgewater and formerly of Mt. Jackson passed away on Monday, December 18, 2023, at Bridgewater Home.  Doris was born on September 25, 1934, in Harrisonburg and was the daughter of the late Ernest and Dolly Evy Kerlin.  She was a 1953 graduate of New Market High School.  She was a member of Solomon’s Lutheran Church in Forestville and a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.   Doris was a woman of many talents, a gifted pianist as well as an excellent seamstress. 

She is preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Edgar Kerlin. 

Doris is survived by a brother, Gary and his wife, Connie of Grottoes; 2 sisters, Wanda Rinker of Mt. Jackson, and Elizabeth Blosser of Fredericksburg.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at 2p.m at Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.  Reverend Stephanie Heishman-Litten will officiate.  The family will receive friends and family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. 

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Visitation
Saturday
January 13, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dellinger Funeral Homes, Mt. Jackson
5597 South Main Street
Mt. Jackson, VA 22842

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 13, 2024

2:00 PM
Dellinger Funeral Homes, Mt. Jackson
5597 South Main Street
Mt. Jackson, VA 22842

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