Anna Smetzer

Anna "Carolyn" Smetzer

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Anna "Carolyn" Smetzer, age 95, of Wooster passed away, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Danbury Woods Assisted Living Community in Wooster following a period of declining health.

She was born in Cameron, Missouri on September 20, 1925 to Vernon and Cecil (Wiley) Todd.

She was a graduate of Shreve High School and has been a lifelong resident of the area.

Carolyn married Dale E. Smetzer on March 4, 1945 in Wayne County. He passed away on January 18, 2019.

She previously worked for the former Freedlander’s Dept. Store in Wooster and for many years, helped her husband with his business as a bookkeeper for over 35 years.

She was a member of Shreve United Methodist Church; served with the Board of Elections as a judge and loved to travel and collect antiques throughout the years. She mostly loved being a devoted homemaker and spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.

Carolyn is survived by her sons, Terry C. (Julia) Smetzer of Dublin, Ohio and Gary D. (Shirley) Smetzer of Pataskala, Ohio; 5 grandchildren, Renee (Neil) Britton of Pataskala, Ohio, Alex (Ashley) Smetzer of Hilliard, Ohio, Adam (Stacey) Smetzer of Grove City, Ohio, Sarah (Todd) Fox of San Francisco, CA., and Derek Smetzer of Navarre, Ohio; 7 great-grandchildren, Carson and Logan Britton, Aubrey, Emma, Maxwell, Dylan and Kourtnie Smetzer; a brother-in-law, Richard (Donna) Smetzer and a sister-in-law, Norma Jean Todd all of Wooster and many friends.

In addition to her parents and beloved husband, she is preceded in death by a son, Larry R. Smetzer.

There will be no public services or a visitation at this time.

A private service will take place at the convenience of the family with burial at Wooster Cemetery on October 27th.

Custer-Glenn Funeral Home in Wooster is honored with serving the family.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to either: LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, Oh. 44691 or Shreve United Methodist Church, 430 N. Main St., Shreve, Oh. 44676.

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Posted at 02:06pm
I will always miss seeing them in the warm weather sitting together in their garage watching the cars go by. I went to their garage sale their son had for them after they moved to assisted living. Wonderful family. I worked as an RN in a Nursing Home God Bless my fellow care givers.

Cathy Brenneman

Posted at 10:42am
Garly and Terry, was sorry to hear of your mothers passing, she was such a wonder, loving person and know she will be greatly missed by the entire family. Cathy Alleman Brenneman


Posted at 07:51pm
Dale and Carolyn


Posted at 07:47pm
Gary, Terry and family, I thought you would enjoy a few pics of your mom and also your dad. Sending you lots of love during this difficult time.


Posted at 02:57pm
To the families of Terry and Gary, out deepest sympathies to you over the loss of your beloved mother and grandmother Carolyn. What an honor and a privilege to call your our friends and neighbors and to have your parents in the neighborhood for almost 65+ years! Wow how time flies. Your mom was the best baker in the hood and we could always count on seeing her out in the garden with her green thumb over the years. Sending you all a big hug. All Our Love, The Horn Family

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