Dariel L. Smith Windschauer, 64, of Auburn, New York and Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away peacefully October 2, 2021 in Florida. Known to friends and family as De., Dariel is the daughter of John S. Smith and the late “Hoppie”Alice Lucille Smith.
She was a loving and devoted wife, daughter, mom, sister, dog mom and friend to all. De loved to work in her gardens, cook, travel, sew, and was an exceptional quilter. She had impeccable taste in food, wine and a New York Yankees fan. Her greatest joy was her family!
In addition to her dad, she is survived by her loving husband Edwin; daughter Deidra Shepherd; son John Windschauer; sister Smitty Dorene Smith; Aunt Virginia Hitchens; Uncle Timothy Smith and his wife Sally; two granddaughters; and two great nieces & cousins.
In addition to her mom, she was predeceased by her grandparents-Arthur and Louise Smith; Gordon and Alice Hopper; and aunts and uncles.
Private services were held for the family with final resting at Fort Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made toAlzheimer’s Association, Hospice or the charity of your choice in honor of Dariel Windschauer.
White Chapel Funeral Home Inc., Auburn, assisted the family with arrangements.
Thank you to everyone who has been so supportive to the family over the years.
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