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Pamela Ann (Peterson) Smith

July 20, 1948 — December 12, 2023

Pamela Ann Smith, 75, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at her home.

Pamela was born on July 20, 1948 in La Porte, IN, to Lawrence and Velma (Irwin) Peterson.

On May 6, 1967, in La Porte, IN, she married John Smith, who preceded her in death. Surviving Pamela are her 4 sons, Jason, Adam (Stephanie), Chris, and Eric; 1 grandson, Jay; sister, Valorie; 2 brothers, Dale and Garry; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Velma Peterson; husband, John Smith; and brother, Lawrence Smith, Jr.

Pamela worked for over 30 years at La Porte Hospital, working within various departments.  She enjoyed traveling, reading, cooking, gardening, and, most importantly, spending time with her family.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to Riley Hospital for Children, 705 Riley Hospital Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46202 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Memorials Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38106-9959.

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