Fiona Frances Smith Hudson died in a tragic accident on August 29th 2014. At the time of her death she was living in Southern Pines, NC with her husband, John Burl Hudson, who also died in the accident.
Fiona was born in Brockville, Ontario on August 16th, 1959. She was the beloved daughter of Frances Dickson Smith of Pinehurst, NC and Derrick Andrew Maris Smith of Sanford, NC. She is the mother of Ashley Frances Wong and Stephanie Fiona Leone both of Cary, NC.
Fiona grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut and graduated from Marymount College in Tarrytown, NY with a degree in Interior Design and Business. Interior Design was a lifelong passion and she had a gift for creating beauty wherever she worked or lived. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend who gave much love to all those she encountered. Her exuberance for life and her shining smile will be forever remembered by all those whose lives she touched.
Other than her parents and children, Fiona is survived by her brother, Bryden Derrick Smith and sister-in law Sue of Brunswick, Maine; sister Carmen Maria Smith Garver and brother-in-law Robert of Bailey Island, Maine, sister Leslie Smith Moshfegh and brother-in-law Behrad of Sanford, NC; and Sons-in laws, Samuel Wong and Brian Leone both of Cary NC. She was the grandmother of two grandsons Milo Leone and Simon Wong and newborn granddaughter Violet Wong all of Cary, NC. She leaves nieces Margaret, Elizabeth and Frances Garver, Kaley, Savannah and Bridget Smith, and nephew Grayson Smith of Maine and a host of other family and friends who she loved dearly.
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A memorial service will be held Monday, September 8th at 11am at Community Presbyterian Church on Everette Rd in Pinehurst NC. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the church.