Dorothy E. Smallwood, 91

JAN. 20, 1922-MAY 18, 2013

May 19, 2013
  • Smallwood

Dorothy Elaine Smallwood, 91, of Hagerstown, formerly of Smithsburg, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving family Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Jan. 20, 1922, in Smithsburg, she was the daughter of the late John R. and Fanny Genevieve (Nunamaker) Wolf.

Dorothy was a homemaker and devoted her life to her husband, daughter and granddaughter.

She was a member of Bridge of Life, Hagerstown, the Cavetown Homemakers and was a lover of animals.

Her hobby was making flower arrangements to give as gifts to her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol J. Baker of Hagerstown; a granddaughter, Michelle E. Short and husband, Jeff, of Hagerstown; two great-grandchildren, Jeffrey L. Short Jr. and wife, Nadia, both serving in the U.S. Air Force in Las Vegas, Nev., and Jordyn Short of Hagerstown; a sister, Lois Pitsnogle of Vermillion, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul Milford Smallwood; and two nephews, Robert and Terrence Pitsnogle.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with Pastor Jim Davies officiating.

Interment will follow in Smithsburg Cemetery.

Friends will be received at the funeral home Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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