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Carol Ann (Belot) Smith

December 25, 1934 ~ June 13, 2020 (age 85)


Carol Ann Smith, 85, of Fort Wayne, returned to her loving Savior's arms on Saturday, June 13, 2020.   Carol was born December 25, 1934 in Fort Wayne,  she graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1952, before a long career as a secretary for the City of Fort Wayne and Lincoln National Corporation. All will miss her loving reminder to "Ask God to keep you safe" and her joyful laugh. A woman of great faith, she was a parishioner of the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where she was baptized, received her first Holy Communion, Confirmation and married the great love of her life, Paul, on April 23rd, 1960. As a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, there was nothing more important to Carol than faith and family. Carol is survived by her children; Paul "Butch" (Sheri) Smith,  Kathleen (Julie Hollingsworth) Smith, and Mark Smith all of Fort Wayne, IN; granddaughter Natalie; sisters, Lois Dunn and Yvonne Paliganoff both of Fort Wayne, IN; best friend of 80 years, Rosemary Logue of Fort Wayne, IN; sisters-in-law JoAnn Smith and Sandra Brown and many nieces and nephews. Carol was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Paul H Smith, parents Joseph M. and Rosemary A. (Wyss) Belot and many loyal family dogs. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 1122 S Clinton St with calling one hour prior.  Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery,  Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to the Allen County SPCA, Animal Care & Control or Hope for Animals. Carol's children would like to thank the staff of Chapman Place for their kind and loving care of their mother over the last two years. To sign the online guest book, go to

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Mass of Christian Burial
June 18, 2020

10:00 AM

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Calling one hour prior at church
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