On September 26, 2020, Marie Smith of Ashburn, VA, passed away peacefully at her home following a short illness.
She was the beloved wife of Thomas F. Smith of 44 years; loving stepmother of Thomas Jr. of Charlestown WV, Richard (Sherry) of Leesburg, VA, Lynda (Richard) of Sterling VA, David (Jeri) of Purcellville, VA, and Dianna (James) of Purcellville, VA, and sister of Catherine (Bernard) of Durham, NC. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and many precious nieces and nephews. As a registered nurse with a master’s degree in nursing administration, she worked at numerous hospitals but was exceptionally proud of her service of 20 years (1962 to 1982) as a Navy Nurse. She retired from Bethesda Naval Hospital with the rank of Commander. Interment with Military honors will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.colonialfuneralhome.com.