Theresa Gloria (Ferrari) Smith

May 7, 1928 ~ September 14, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Theresa Smith Obituary

Theresa Gloria (Ferrari) Smith, 95, died on September 14, 2023, at Casey House in Rockville, Maryland after a short illness.

Theresa was born on May 7, 1928 in Washington, D.C. to immigrants from Italy.

She is predeceased in death by her husband, Hoyt M. Smith, her brother, Giacoma B. Ferrari, her son, Michael A. Vaniglio, and stepsons Jerry Smith and Steven Smith. Her first marriage, that produced four children ended in divorce. She married a second time to Hoyt M Smith.

She was a devout catholic, who was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Beltsville, Maryland. She was an excellent homemaker who loved to cook and entertain. She also enjoyed traveling, opera, the theatre, old movies, bingo and going to the casino.

Theresa had many friends, a number of them were lifelong friends. Everyone loved her and she loved them.

Survivors include two daughters Deborah Vaniglio Down (Jim), Vicki Vaniglio (Duane), one son, Marc Vaniglio (Debbie). 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Red Cross Foundation, P.O Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037, or by phone (800) 733-2767.

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October 12, 2023

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church
14908 Main Street
Upper Marlboro, MD 20770

Mass of Christian Burial
October 12, 2023

11:30 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church
14908 Main Street
Upper Marlboro, MD 20770

October 12, 2023

1:00 PM
Maryland Veteran's Cemetery Cheltenham
11301 Crain Highway
Cheltenham, MD 20623


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