Pamela Smith

Obituary of Pamela S. Smith

Pamela S. Smith, age 74, of Limerick, PA passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

She was born in Waltham, MA on July 1, 1946, the daughter of the late Russell and Madeline (Dicks) Sanderson.

A 1967 graduate of Bowling Green State University, where she met her husband of 53 years, Pam raised her family in Collegeville, PA until moving to Limerick in 2002, where she was active in the Willow Run Community.  She was a parishioner of St. Teresa of Calcutta RC Church.  Pam was highly involved in the Methacton School District Community. She served on the Arrowhead Elementary Home and School Association, often as the President, throughout her five children’s time there. She continued that work through Arcola Middle School and the High School. Pam earned a seat on the Methacton School Board of Directors for ten years, where she served as Vice President. She was also a High School English teacher, most recently in the School District of Philadelphia.  

Pam is survived by her husband, Patrick R. Smith; son, Bret Smith; daughter, Megan (& Lucio) Fernandez; daughter, Kelly (& Eric) Cohen; son, Kevin Smith; daughter, Amy (& Brian) Mullin; sister, Leigh Schierloh; and four grandchildren, Nate, Evan, Ryan and April.  

Services and interment will be private.  

Pam’s family would appreciate memorial contributions made in her name to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, P.O. Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007, or online at  



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