Carmela (DiNucci) Smith died Nov. 16. She was 91.

Mrs. Smith was born March 13, 1922, in Portland to Carl and Frances DiNucci. She married George Smith in 1942. They opened Smith's Home Furnishings in 1954. They sold the store in 1980 and opened the wholesale appliance business G&C Distributing, and later returned to retail with the opening of George Smith Warehouse Sales until they retired in 1996. 

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2001. She is survived by daughter, Jan;  two grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at St. Philip Neri Church. Memorial donations can be made to Providence Portland Medical Foundation for Hospice or Cancer Research, 4805 N.E. Glisan St., Portland, OR 97213.