Shirley Smith

Shirley M. Smith

1930 - 2022

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Obituary of Shirley M. Smith

Shirley Maxine Smith (née Dickerson), 91 years, of Pine Hill NJ, passed away suddenly on Wednesday March 2, 2022 at Manor Care in Washington Township NJ. She was born March 26, 1930 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania to Francis and Thelma Dickerson (née Lee).  She was educated in the Philadelphia School System and graduated from Overbrook High School in West Philadelphia in 1949.


Shirley retired from Social Security Administration and loved spending time with family & friends.


Shirley was preceded in death by her parents Francis and Thelma Dickerson; Husband William Smith; Brother Frank Dickerson; and Son Steven Knight.


Shirley is survived by her children, Vernon Knight (Kathy) and Benita Harris Gunther (Herman); her six grandchildren, Vernon Jr., Marcus, Andre (Tara), Shanay (Victor), Tanaya (Rob) and Brittany (Mike); her nine great grandchildren, Jackie, Jasmyhn, Eliana, Michael, Mason, Ayonna, Gavin, Emrie and Kali. She is also survived by her good friends, Eunice and Charlene. 


Services and interment in Berlin Cemetery will take place privately. Arrangements under the direction of the COSTANTINO-PRIMO FUNERAL HOME, BERLIN NJ. To leave lasting condolences or photos, please use the links on this page.