Thursday 7 March 2024

Death of Police Widow: Maria Androulla Smith

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of Police Widow, Maria Androulla Smith, who died at Bishop Auckland on Thursday 4 January 2024, aged 89 years.

Maria was the widow of the late Inspector 96 Don Smith, who died on 1 July 2016, aged 85 years.

Maria was mother to Dominic, Andreas, James, Fiona, Sean, Kieran, Monica and Lawrence; mother-in-Law to Claire, Earl, Eddie, Jenny and Anthea and grandmother to nine grandchildren.

A funeral service was held at 11.00am Friday 26 January 2024, at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Vart Road, Bishop Auckland DL14 6PQ, followed by interment at Witton Park Cemetery.

Family flowers only were requested with donations in lieu to The British Heart Foundation.

Our thoughts are with Maria’s family and friends at this sad time.

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