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Pamela M.T. Smitherman
  • The Greater Cincinnati Foundation 200 W. 4th St Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Payable to Pamela M.T. Smitherman Scholarship Fund
  • The Greater Cincinnati Foundation
    200 W 4th St
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

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May God surround your family With love, strength and warmth.


Posted by: Dj Key - Cincinnati, OH - Friend   Jan 26, 2019
The love between a mother and daughter is forever.

I only met Pamela after she became ill, but even in sickness, her strength, faith and love for her family came through. I was privileged to be able to tell her story with Sharon Coolidge for the Cincinnati Enquirer. The love everyone felt for her came through in the many photographs I took. Rest in peace Pamela. You will never be forgotten.


Posted by: Liz Dufour - Cincinnati, OH   Jan 26, 2019

May God's peace and his strength console Chris and the Smitherman Family. My prayer is for strength and a strong bond of Love that passes all understanding for now and evermore.


Posted by: Keith Jenkins - Cincinnati, OH   Jan 26, 2019

May the grace and peace of God be with the Smitherman family during your time of bereavement. Know that our prayers are with you.


Posted by: Charles Dobbins - WESTERVILLE, OH - Classmate   Jan 25, 2019

Pam was a strong and fierce mother. We shared talks as swim moms and fellow CPS educators. I admired how she was focused and warm in how she guided and nurtured her children. Her leadership and giving heart will be missed. Prayers and grace to her family and friends.


Posted by: Kami Hill - Cincinnati, OH - Acquaintance   Jan 25, 2019

I met Pam at CLinton Hills Swim Club. She was one of the strong women running our swim team volunteers. Pam trained me as a Swim Team Volunteer. I was in awe of her organization and we worked well together. I learned so much from her leadership and calm voice that gained respect and quiet at clerk of course. I admired her strict and gentle parenting style and her ability to manage a large family. I had the priveledge to

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Posted by: Tricia Renneker - Cincinnati - Friend   Jan 25, 2019

Christopher, my heart has been aching for you and your children. I expect Dan messaged you and we'll be unable to honor Pamela at the services tomorrow, but our thoughts and prayers will be with you. All of you have fought so very bravely and have been an example for us all about honoring our wedding vows and dying with dignity. I so hope that despite your public position that you will take the time to recover from this enormous

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Posted by: Becky Regenold - Cincinnati, OH - Friend   Jan 25, 2019

I grew up with Pam, she was one of the smartest kids in a class of over a thousand. Ill always think of her wearing her signature pigtails, saying something totally brilliant, unique and often hilarious despite her generally serious outward persona. We all loved her. I lost track of her in college days but was so happy to hear that shed become a teacher. Passing on everything she had to the next generation with wit and acumen unparalleled Im certain. It felt like a perfect match. I am heartbroken for her family. Sending love and condolences.


Posted by: Megan Dyer - New York City, NY - friend   Jan 25, 2019

My prayers are with you and your family at this time of great sadness and loss.


Posted by: A friend   Jan 25, 2019

So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and strength in God's loving word's found at 1Pet 5:10


Posted by: A friend   Jan 25, 2019