Barbara F. Smith

January 12, 1943 - May 1, 2020

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West Chester, OH - Barbara F. Smith (nee Klene)

Beloved wife of 56 years to Warren C. Smith. Loving mother of Jennifer (Michael) Natchus, Paul (Jill) Smith. Dear grandmother of Corinne & Mia Smith, Damien & Austin Natchus. Dear sister of William (Sandy) Klene, Arlene (the late Ron) Wachsmann, and Joyce (Ron) Hackworth. Passed away May 1, 2020, age 77.

Memorial Visitation will be held privately at Hodapp Funeral Home, 6410 Cincinnati Dayton Rd., Liberty Twp., OH 45044, on Friday, May 8th, 2020. Mass of Christian Burial will follow and will also be held privately at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5720 Hamilton Mason Rd., Liberty Twp., OH 45011. Burial of ashes will then take place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Montgomery, OH. Please read this message from St. Max:

Due to the limitation of the number of people allowed to gather during the coronavirus pandemic, we are not permitted to have funeral masses open to the public. We realize, however, the importance of supporting our grieving families and invite you to participate in a show of solidarity by standing by your car in the parking lot at St. Max to acknowledge the family as they pass by in procession after the funeral mass. You may watch the funeral mass on your phones, laptops or other devices via StreamSpot which may be found on the home page of our website The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Friday, May 8th, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Arthritis Foundation.


Dolores Thames - May 16, 2020
My sympathy to you and your family Warren. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
John Stengel - May 12, 2020
So sorry to hear of Barbata's passing Warren. Prayers for her and your family.
David Wolf - May 8, 2020
Warren, Paul and Jenny, I was saddened to hear of Barb’s passing. Reflecting, I remember all the fun times we had together growing up and truly wish we could’ve maintained that closeness. Regardless of where life takes us, you will always be in my thoughts and prayers. From my family to yours , please know that in this time of need we are here for you and will continue to keep you close to our hearts. Deepest sympathies, God bless. David, Sharon and Jordyn Wolf
Dianna Kennedy - May 8, 2020
DearWarren,,Jennifer,Paul and family.I am so sorry for your loss,She was a wonderful person.and someone who was very special to me. We met back in 1961 at Good Sam. She has been a part of my life for many years and will be really missed. Love to all of you.
Gary, Gloria, Alexander & Nicholas Wolf - May 7, 2020
Warren, Jenny & Paul, So sorry for your loss and want to wish you all the best. Thank you for sharing the video memories of Barb’s very rich life. I’m sure it will bring a little joy to you and everyone as they view it. I particularly loved seeing Paul in his “WT” hat.
Paula Rao - May 7, 2020
Warren, Jennifer, Paul and families ~ Thinking of you all at this difficult time and sending my deepest sympathy. Cousin Paula
Angie, Todd and Family - May 7, 2020
What a great lady—I have so many lovely, warm memories of her. She will be deeply missed. We send our love to Uncle Warren, Jennifer, Paul, and all of the family.
Teresa Grace - May 6, 2020
Dear Warren,We were so sorry to hear about your Barb. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.
Laurie Johansen - May 6, 2020
What a lovely tribute to a wonderful lady and a life well-lived! Such precious time spent with family and friends to cherish.
Dan & Mary Jo Suer - May 6, 2020
Dear Warren and family, Our deepest sympathy in your loss. We will be praying for you Warren in all the days. Barbara a wonderful lady and an awesome Catholic St. Max couple. We love you and God bless. Dan & Mary Jo Suer, St. Max
Lisa M Smith - May 6, 2020
Dear Jennifer and family, My prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of your beautiful mother. May your memories and faith carry you and our prayers console you. Love, Tom and Lisa Smith
Laura Wood(Mann) - May 5, 2020
Uncle Warren, Jennifer, Paul and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Barb was a wonderful woman and will be missed. Please know that you all are in my thoughts during this difficult time. Love, Laura Wood(Mann) and family
Mike & Faye - May 4, 2020
Dear Warren, we are so sad for your loss.We always enjoyed our times with you and Barb. You are like family to us. Let us know what we can do for you or your children. You are all in our hearts and prayers.