Hope D. Smith, 96, passed away Sept. 21, 2020, at Bayview Manor in Searsport. She was born in Belfast Aug. 23, 1924, to Clyde and Sara (Vesta) Howard. Hope was a lifelong Belfast resident. She graduated from Crosby High School in the class of 1942 and was a highly respected personal caregiver in the community.

She was predeceased by three sons, David, Timothy and Michael. Hope is survived by her sister Joanne Degraff of Belfast. Interment will be at Grove Cemetery, Belfast. Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com.