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Jessica Lee (Smith) Badger

March 22, 1979 ~ December 4, 2021 (age 42)

Obituary

Jessica Lee (Smith) Badger
 

Her smile lit up the room, now her smile will light up the heavens. After an amazing 13-year battle with cancer, 42-year-old Jessica, joined her grandparents Joseph and Mary Shannon, Oscar and Ruby Smith in heaven.
 

Besides her beautiful smile, Jessica will be remembered for her devotion to family and friends, her thoughtfulness, kindness, and appreciation of others.
 

Jessica was born and raised in Akron, Ohio. She attended King Elementary, Litchfield Jr. High, Our Lady of the Elms High School, and the College of Wooster.
She worked at Shannon-Smith Consulting Services (administrate assistant) and Game Stop (key holder).
 

She is survived by her mother, Elaine Shannon-Smith; and father, Sam Smith; sister, Anja (Thomas) Stahl; brother, Ali AL Qahtani; husband, Doug Badger; son, David Smith; step-children, Brandon (Nicole Kilgore), Darin, Madison (Justin Cogan), Shawn;grandchild, Caleb; Comfort dog, Duncan.
Aunts and Uncles: Mary Jo Shannon-Slick, Cynthia (Nicholas) Nader, Judy (Don) Mervine, Dr. Anju Mader, Shirley (Smith) Barger & Debbie Smith, and many friends and extended family whose acts of kindness and love brought her great joy!
In-laws, Richard (Charlene) Badger, Nancy, Wilma, David Badger, Deborah Moore, Ryan Whiteleather, Jennifer Arnold
 

A special thanks to Dr. Erwin Maseelall, and all the Summa Oncology Doctors, Nurses and Hospice program.Game Stop (Broomfield, Ohio) who held her job and were so gracious to her during many rounds of treatments over 7 years.
 

Mass of Christian Burial 12p.m. Saturday, December 18 , 2021 at St. Hilary Catholic Church, 2705 W. Market St. in Fairlawn, where friends may call 10-12. Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park.
 

If unable to attend, you can Live Stream at:
www.sthilarychurch.org/live
Masks and social distancing required
 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in "Memory of Jessica Badger" be made/sent to Summa Foundation, 141 N. Forge Street, Akron, OH 44304. Gifts may also be made online atwww.summahealth.org/givenowand select "Summa Health Cancer Institute." If you have questions, please contact the Summa Foundation office at330-375-3159.The "Jessica Badger Gratitude Fund" will be used for oncology and hospice staff at Akron Summa Hospital.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 18, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Hilary Catholic Church
2750 W. Market St
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
December 18, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Hilary Catholic Church
2750 W. Market St
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333

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