Marianne Dorey Smith, 80, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on January 4, 2021. She was born on March 27, 1940 in Hartford, Ct.

Mrs. Smith was very dedicated to God and her Catholic faith. She attended mass regularly until she was no longer physically able. She would then watch services on TV. She was a highly creative cook and was never afraid to try new recipes. She always enjoyed cooking for others. For many years, she enjoyed attending football, baseball and hockey games, and she loved to play Bingo. She was outgoing, generous, caring and loved to laugh. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were incredibly special to her. Everyone who knew her loved her. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Kevin Smith.

She is survived by her children, Carol Rowe (Robert), David Creswell (Arlene), Robert Creswell (Lori), Sandra DiMeo (Richard), Kevin Smith (Heather) and Shawn Esposito (James); grandchildren, Shawn Rowe (Tiffany), Shane Rowe (Brooke), Robyn Creswell, Shayna Creswell, Hailey Smith, Anne Dominquez, Victoria Trudel, Andrew Trudel and Nicole Miller; great-grandchildren, Charlie, Paxton, Joseph, Callie and AJ.

Due to Covid-19, services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Smith family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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