SWANTON — Dorothy Alma Smart, age 86 years, died Saturday morning, Dec. 13, 2014, in the St. Albans Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Swanton on, March 1, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Gaylord and Alma (Lambert) Smart. She attended Swanton schools and in earlier years worked for the Softlite Company.

Dorothy’s Roman Catholic faith was her first priority in life and she was a lifelong, faithful parishioner of The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and a member of the Nativity Ladies of Saint Anne. She was also an Associate of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit.

Dorothy leave her cousins, Harriett and Richard Wheeler of Ledyard, Conn., Arthurlene and Ronald Provencher of Ledyard, Conn., Jacquilene Hancock of Groton, Conn., and Phyliss Smart formerly of North Hero.

She was predeceased by two brothers, William and Edmund Smart and by cousins, Edwin and Mildred Atwood and Gerald Smart.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 11 a.m. from The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 65 Canada Street, Swanton. Father Luke P. Austin will be the celebrant and homilist. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery.

There will be no public calling hours. Gifts in Dorothy’s memory may be made to Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary / Saint Louis Parish, 65 Canada St., Swanton 05488.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton 05488. To offer private online condolences please visit: www.kiddermemorialhome.com.