Linna L. (Smith) Shoff


Linna L. (Smith) Shoff (Dolly), 75, of Syracuse, NY passed away in San Diego, CA, April 19, 2021, with her family by her side.

Linna was born August 7, 1945, daughter to the late Gerald F. and Linna (Hahn) Smith in Rome, NY. Linna graduated Rome Free Academy in 1964. She was a lifelong hard worker, dedicated mother and friend to many.

Linna (Dolly) is survived by her brother, Gerald F. Smith of Taberg, NY; two children, LinnaJo Dombroski of San Diego, CA, John E. Grabowski of Syracuse, NY; two grandchildren, Sebastian and Jesse Radoff of San Diego, CA. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers Paul, Lawrence and Lynn Smith.

A precious soul who always put others first with the most positive and cheery attitude. She enjoyed her time using her talent knitting, quilling and tatting.

A celebration of her life will be held over summer 2021 at North Syracuse Christian Church. Family and friends will be notified.

If desired In lieu of flowers a donation opportunity has been setup for BonitaView Hospice House where she spent the last days of her transition: by check — Sharp Hospice Care, PO Box 158, La Mesa, CA 91944-0158; or online at Please reference BonitaView Home in Memory of Linna L. Shoff.


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