Helen J. Smith (nee: Schwab)

July 15, 1937 – February 15, 2020

Age 82

Passed peacefully on February 15, 2020, leaving behind beloved husband Brent, married for 45 years. She also leaves behind a wonderful brother Larry Schwab, loving and best friend sisters, Mary Ann Murphy and Bonnie Mathison. She was a wonderful aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was loved and will be dearly missed by her cousins, aunts, uncles, numerous friends and all who knew her.

Helen was a 1st-grade teacher at St. Albert the Great in Dearborn Heights for 25 years.

Visitation Wednesday 3 pm – 8 pm with a 6 pm Rosary at the John N. Santeiu & Son Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Rd., Garden City (Between Ford Rd. and Cherry Hill). In-state Thursday 9:30 am until the 10 am Mass at St. Anselm’s Catholic Church, 17650 W. Outer Dr. Dearborn Heights.

The family suggests memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.