Goldie C. Smith

Goldie C. Smith, 78, passed away in Newport News on Friday, July 21, 2023, surrounded by family. She was blessed to move in with her son, Jeff, and his wife, Michelle, who were honored to care for her during her last few months.

Goldie was a native of Front Royal, VA, and lived in Yorktown, VA, for 31 years. She was a peninsula resident for most of her life. Goldie worked for NASA for 25 years, receiving an Exceptional Service Medal before retiring as a Senior Administrative Assistant. She attended Hampton Baptist Church and was a past Poquoson Women’s Club member. Goldie enjoyed attending craft shows and created her own “Tote Bags by G” business making homemade tote bags.

Goldie was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Kathleen Capino.

She leaves behind her sons, Jeff Smith (Michelle) and Michael Smith from Newport News; brothers, Samuel Capino (Marty) from Yorktown, VA, and Richard Capino (Tara) from Columbia, MD; grandchildren, Lindsey Rami (Himay) from Newport News, VA, Alexis Tippett (Trevor) from Smithfield, VA, and Sydney Smith from Newport News, VA; nieces, Elizabeth Capino from Yorktown, VA, Amanda Capino from Ridgeland, Mississippi, and Heather Capino from Columbia, MD; nephew, Ricky Capino from Columbia, MD; and her beloved dog Rylee.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 19, 2023, from 5-6:00 p.m. at All Generations Church, 28 Harpersville Rd. Newport News, VA 23601. A memorial service will take place at 6:00 p.m. after the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society,

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd. Newport News, Va 23601.

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