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Connie Smiley

July 24, 1934 — August 6, 2019


Smiley, Connie L. (nee Broughton); pre-deceased by her parents, Vilma (nee Stappe) & Gerald Broughton; passed away on August 6, 2019, at the age of 85. Wife of the late Doug Smiley. Loving mother of Shelly Hutchinson, Candace Wittig, & Mark Wittig (Janice). Loving stepmother of Doug Jr. (Mary Ellen) Smiley, & Suzanne Smiley. Grandmother of Lynn (Ron) DeLong, & Sarah (James) Wakeley. Step grandmother of Chrissy Smiley & Rory McDuff. Great grandmother of Iria Holecek. Connie was a teacher in the Princeton School District, after she retired she worked for the Cincinnati Zoo Botanical Garden (CZBG) Outreach Program. Following her stroke, she retired from the zoo, & continued volunteering there & in the Maple Knoll Senior Community until the end of her life. Connie was an animal lover & ambassador to the zoo. She went on African Safaris, & leaves behind a multitude of loving friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, August 9, 2019 at Maple Knoll at 4pm.

A celebration of life will be held at Pleasant Run Presbyterian Church, 11565 Pippin Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231 on August 29th at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:

Cincinnati Zoo

3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH  45220

World Wildlife Fund

1250 24th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037

Maple Knoll Village

11100 Springfield Pk., Springdale, OH  45246

Pleasant Run Presbyterian Church

11565 Pippin Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231

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