Dianne Marie Hardy Smith

Published 7:50 am Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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Dianne Marie Hardy Smith, 75, of Elizabeth City, died July 18, 2020 at her home. Born in Bethesda, MD on October 12, 1944 to the late John Harrison Hardy and Regina Gregory Hardy, she was the wife of Ronald W. Smith for 55 years. She was the owner of Aunt Di’s Biscotti. Dianne was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church where she volunteered with the Martha & Mary Bereavement Ministry and the Souls Meal Ministry.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters Deborah A. Zack and Regina M. Porter; son Gregory A. Smith; sister Margaret H. Thomas; brothers Don Hardy and Joe Hardy; grandchildren Joe Zack, John Zack, Charles Porter, Emma Porter, Kyla Porter,  Bennett Smith, Clay Smith and Mackenzie Smith; and one great-granddaughter.

A funeral mass will be held at St. John the Evangelist, 10103 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD on July 24 at 11 a.m. with Fr. John Mudd officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Glen Cemetery, 9700 Rosenteel Ave., Forest Glen, MD 20910. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation of America at https://hospicefoundation.org/.  Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to www.TwifordFH.com.

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