Jean E. Smith, 91, of Southbury, died June 12 at New Milford Hospital. She was the wife of the late Walter Smith.

She was born Dec. 23, 1921, in Stamford, daughter of the late Francis and Myrtle M. (Meyers) Demme.

She was a talented quilter, stained glass artist and craft person.

She was the owner and operator of Genie Gift Shop in Danbury until her retirement. After her time as owner/operator, she spent her years spoiling the grandchildren and great-grandchildren she adored.

She is survived by her daughter, Dale J. Glaser, and her husband, Robert, of New Milford; four grandchildren, Lorraine Glaser, Jennifer Cahalan, and her husband, Gerard, of New Milford, Karen VanVliet, and her husband, Frans, of Bethel, and Susan Kolukisa, and her husband, Levent, of Torrington; and eight great-grandchildren, Liam, Seamus, Cahalan, Remy, Skylar, and Eli VanVliet; and Morgan, Daniel and Sophie Kolukisa. She was predeceased by a daughter, Dana Lee Smith, and her sister, Alcena Roof.

The Cornell Memorial Home in Danbury was in charge of the arrangements.

Burial was in Umpawag Cemetery in Redding.