Lori Ann McDonald

April 19, 1963 ~ March 3, 2018 (age 54)

Lori Ann McDonald, Harriman, NY (04.19.1963 - 03.03.2018)


Lori Ann McDonald (Nee: Smith)

Harriman, New York

Lori Ann McDonald (Smith) of Harriman NY, age 54, died on March 3rd, 2018, unexpectedly at Orange County Regional Hospital in Middletown, New York.

Lori was born on April 19, 1963, in Paterson NJ.  She grew up in Branchville and Vernon NJ and attended Vernon high school. She enjoyed her garden, cooking, older TV shows, and watching her stories. She loved spoiling and spending time with her grandbabies. She was very compassionate and would try to help anyone she thought needed it. She will be greatly missed.

Lori is survived by her mother, Maryann Smith, of Warwick, NY; her son Jason McDonald and wife Ashley of Soddy Daisy, TN, her daughter Jessica Marotta and husband Tim of Leesburg, FL, her daughter Katie Smolinski and husband Dan of Branchville, NJ, her son Bryant McDonald and wife Nikki of Wantage, NJ; her companion of 12 years, Paul Betz of Harriman, NY; her grandchildren Angie, Emma, Haley, Lakyn, and Anna; her siblings, Ruthann Luzzi of NJ, Maryann Cosh and husband Richard of NJ, Dianne Kennedy of NY, Vincent Smith Jr. of CO, and Tricia Smith of PA and many nieces and nephews, also survive her.

She is preceded in death by her father, Vincent A. Smith Sr., of Vernon, NJ and her beloved dog Gizmo.

A Life Celebration Service was held on March 5th, 2018 at the Lafayette Federated Church located in Lafayette NJ.

Funeral arrangements and cremation care were under the immediate care and supervision of Thomas F. Flynn of Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Inc.  To offer an online memorial please visit

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