Peggy Smith

June 26, 1931 - November 24, 2018

Peggy Tone Smith, formerly of Mountain Ranch and Lodi, Ca passed away on November 24, 2018 at the age of 87.

Born June 26, 1931 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Stockton, Ca. She grew up in the Brick house built by her great grandfatherJack Tone. She graduated from Linden High School in 1949, where she was active in the drama club and played trumpet in the concert and marching bands. In July of 1951 she married Donald Smith who at the time was serving in the navy. They had 2 children while Don was in the service. After Don’s service in the Navy, they moved and settled on the peninsula of the Bay Area in Belmont where they had 5 more children. In 1972, the family moved to Mountain Ranch in Calaveras County, where they resided until 2001. They then moved to Lodi.

Peggy is preceded in death by her husband Don of 54 years, their daughters Genevieve Smith and Meg Nicolas who was Peggy’s care taker when she could no longer live on her own due to dementia. She is survived by her remaining 5 children; Cecelia Stamps of Monterey, Michael Smith of San Carlos, Robert Smith of Stockton, Tim Smith of Redwood City and Amy Deschamps of Pine Grove as well as 16 Grand children and 21 great grand children.

Peggy had a beautiful spirit and loved people. She was kind, fun, and a great mother and will be missed by many.


A visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 10:00am - 8:00pm at the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, located at 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.


The graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 12:00 noon at Cherokee Memorial Park, located at  Harney Lane and Hwy 99, Lodi, CA 95240.

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Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Smith family.