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Samantha Lynne (Dunkle) Smith

December 22, 1993 ~ August 19, 2018 (age 24)

     Samantha Lynn (Dunkle) Smith, 24 of Helena formerly of Lorain passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the University Of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo following and extended illness.

     Samantha was born on December 22, 1993 in Lorain. She attended the Lorain County Joint Vocational School Culinary Arts Program. She was a devoted and homemaker and mother.

     She enjoyed walking along the water front and watching the waves and gardening;  especially roses. She loved music and singing. She and Her fiancee' spent countless hours talking about their future together and pending wedding. Samantha loved to go to the County fair and see all the domestic animals, she enjoyed motorcycle rides, owls, butterflies and trips to the zoo. She could see the beauty in everything.

" Her biggest wish was to spend the rest of her life with me,  Timothy  and our family. I am honored to give that to her, unfortunately it was to short." 

     She is survived by her fiancee' Timothy Smith of Helena, sons Olan and Hunter, step son Leland, and step daughter Layla, her mother Krista E. Bracero of Erie, PA, sisters Elizabeth (Ari) Held of Erie, PA and Theresa, aunts Viki (Don) Campbell of Vermilion, Barbara Harris of Sandusky and several nieces, nephews, cousins and many other family members.

She was preceded in death by her cousin Christopher Campbell, maternal grandparents Frederick Dunkle and Judith Tickle and maternal step grandmother Linda Dunkle.

Services were private. 

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