Elizabeth J. Smith, 91, of Lebanon, died at her home on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 surrounded by her family.Elizabeth was born in Rochester, New Hampshire on December 28, 1921 to Robert and Leona (Vachon) Emmond. She grew up in Rochester where she attended local schools. In 1942 she married Ervin H. Smith. Together, they raised three children and shared 33 years of marriage until his death in 1975.Elizabeth was employed for many years at Hubbard Shoe in Rochester. She went on to work as a cook at the Greenwood Center until they relocated to Sanford. She then took a job at Blueberry Hill Farm in Acton where she stayed for many years until her retirement. Elizabeth was a music lover and enjoyed playing the piano. She was an excellent cook and took pride in preparing wonderful meals for her family. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and watching the birds. Elizabeth was a quiet woman and liked to spend time at home with her family. She will be remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband, Ervin H. Smith.Surviving are three children, Susan Moody and her husband Terry of Lebanon, Saunda Walsh and her husband Michael and Steve Smith and his wife Sandy of Lebanon; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Roberta Paquin and her husband Harvey of South Carolina, a sister-in-law, Dot Emmond of Rochester and many nieces and nephews.Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 AM with a funeral service following at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 6th at the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home located at 29 Winter Street in Sanford. Interment will follow at Forest Grove Cemetery in Lebanon.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Alzheimer's Association, 383 US Rout One, Suite 2C, Scarborough, Maine 04074.Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale.To leave a message of condolence for the family please click on the condolences tab to the left.