Debra J. Smith, 67, died suddenly on June 3, 2018 at her home in Raymond. She was born on April 17, 1951 in Exeter, NH, the daughter of the late Richard C. and Frances (Taylor) Smith.
A lifelong resident of Raymond, she worked for many years as a secretary for the town of Raymond and the Raymond Fire Department before her retirement. She also formerly worked for the NH Food Bank as well as St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in Exeter, NH.
Debra was very involved in her community and was also an active member of the Raymond United Methodist Church. She served as secretary for the Church administrative council and the United Methodist Women's Group. She also belonged to the church Bible study group, and was a member of the Dudley Tucker Library Book Club in Raymond.
She is survived by her sister Nancy Simone and her husband David of Raymond, NH; her brother Allen R. Smith and his wife Sue of Raymond, NH; three nieces, Rhonda Fitzherbert, Georgina Simone, and Stacy Simone; her nephew Nicholas Simone; two great nieces Emma Simone and Addison Marcotte; two aunts, Joyce Brown and Glenda Michalchuk; her uncle Paul Taylor and his wife Lorraine; and the joy of her life, her pet dog Joy.
Calling Hours will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 6-8 PM at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 2 Epping St., Raymond, NH. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 1 PM at the Raymond United Methodist Church, 51 Main St., Raymond, NH. Burial will follow in the New Pine Grove Cemetery, Raymond, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Raymond United Methodist Church, 51 Main St., Raymond, NH 03077