Passed Away On: 2017-01-04 00:00:00
Joy Dean Smith, maiden name Hickey, born 9/26/1933. She is survived by her son, Christopher Smith, daughters, Lisa Smith and Cynthia Holthouse (Brian). Grandchildren Grant Johnson, Clint Holthouse and Sarah Holthouse.
Joy loved her children and grandchildren, always ready to take them on an adventure, explore the Aquarium, take walks, Yosemite, Europe and Pacific Grove her favorite community. Joy was a realtor for close to 40 years. She started her career with Lamplighter Realty, then Van Vleck, VIP in Almaden and eventually Hecht International, San Jose. Joy also enjoyed a great imagination, always singing, sculpting, painting, writing stories and poems, traveling and meeting new people. She was a guest writer for the Monterey Herald. Joy was the Governess for the Los Gatos Chapter of Who's Who International in the 80's. She loved life, family and friends. We will miss her very much. May a God Bless you on a safe return to home.