Celebrating the life of Carolyn Stuempel Smith
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DURHAM: Carolyn Stuempel Smith, age 96 died peacefully in Durham, NC on February 5, 2017. Carolyn was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to Otto and Carrie Stuempel on May 16, 1920. She married Harvey Smith, from Ironton, Ohio, in 1947 who predeceased her in 1981.
She is survived by her two daughters and their respective spouses: Janet and Gary Clinton of Miami, FL and Martha Smith and Russell Wiener of Chapel Hill, NC, as well as by her three grandchildren, Amanda Winter, Benjamin and Victoria Wiener.
Carolyn moved from Cincinnati to Chapel Hill, NC in 1996. She was very active in community affairs as a volunteer and a longtime member of Unity Church. She leaves a legacy of helping others though her kindness and generosity.
Burial will be private. Memorials can be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 733 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017 (tel: (212) 986-3240 EIN: 13-5661935 http://www.nationalmssociety.org/) or the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, 375 King Highway, North Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08034 or (www.mymsaa.org ).
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