December 12th, 1931 - March 28th, 2018
Irma R. Smith, age 86 of Hamilton, passed away at Ft. Hamilton Hospital on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Irma was born in Hamilton, Ohio on December 12, 1931 to John Edward Lyons and Genevieve Getz Lyons. She attended St. Joseph Elementary and then graduated from Hamilton High School in 1949. Irma worked several years for the Butler County Treasurer. Irma married John N. Smith Jr. January 28, 1956 at St. Joseph Church. In 1963 she joined her husband as a Secretary/Bookkeeper for J& J Tire Dist. Inc. Irma was a kind, loving, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She and her husband enjoyed traveling the world together, Cincinnati Reds Baseball, the fellowship and community of their church and gatherings with her entire extended family.
Irma is survived by her husband of 62 years, John N. Smith Jr.; daughters Victoria (Stephen) Haker of Monroe & Teresa (Kevin) DeBrosse of Middletown; grandchildren Nicholas DeBrosse, Allison (Adam) Hudak & Brian DeBrosse; great grandchildren Ian DeBrosse, Emma Honchul, Logan Hudak & Ethan Croft-Dooley; sisters Lois (James) Pohlman & Nancy McFarland; sister-in-law Lorena Lyons & brother-in-law Cecil (Bud) Greenup & many nieces and nephews. Irma was preceded in death by her parents John Edward & Genevieve Lyons; brothers Donald, James, Jacques & Robert Lyons; sisters Marian Enderle, Jane Mann & Melba Burns. The family wishes to express our deepest gratitude for the compassionate care provided by the dedicated staff of Touched by an Angel.
Funeral service will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 171 Washington St., Hamilton, OH 45011, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM with Fr. Rob Muhlenkamp officiating. Burial will follow at St. Stephens Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 2, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, Millville Ave. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Joseph Consolidated School, 925 S 2nd St, Hamilton, OH 45011 or St. Joseph Church. www.browndawsonflick.com