Carole A. Smith-Cavanagh; Born April 8, 1946 in Culver City, she was a 61 year resident of the South Bay. She passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 23, 2007 in Inglewood, Ca. Carole graduated from Hawthorne High in 1964. She is survived by her loving Husband, Joseph "Bob" Cavanagh of Torrance, CA, Mother, Nita Smith, Son, Jeff (Barbara) Smith of Torrance, CA, Daughter, Misty Smith of Torrance, CA, her four Brothers, seven Grandchildren and one Great Grandchild. A gathering of family & friends will be held at McCormick Hawthorne Chapel on Saturday, September 29, 2007 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. The Service will be held at Rice Mortuary Chapel on Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 3:00 P.M. A Reception will follow at the Hawthorne VFW from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. Burial will follow at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside.

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  1. You deserved so much more from life. You deserved so much more from me. I pray you have found peace and love in the ever-lasting arms. Your entire family will miss you,especially your mother and your children. I also shall miss you. Love Mark

  2. Jeff, Misty and family, We are very sorry for your loss- we wish we could be there to comfort you. You will be in our prayers during this hard time. Josh and Veronique Thompson

  3. Bob, Jeff, Barbara and Misty The services and video were a wonderful tribute to Carole/Mom. We love you and will be praying for you. Love Aunt Jackie and Uncle Dave

  4. The one greatest experience I have had was help take care of you. Whether any1 could see what we accomplished together. I never gave up on u lady.I know the strength~u gave me. every time i look in the mirror all i see is u, I am here to remind everyone your still here in memory. your in a much better place and I promise mom I will be there in the end to be together again. In the mean time all eyes on Bob Cavanagh guilty is is a GUILTY DOES. ANY HUSBAND WHO SITS IN THE 6TH ROW OF HIS WIFE’S FUNERAL IS GUILTY OF SIN. IT IS BETWEEN HIM AND God and i know this. God Bless you so MOM ,I will forever miss u love Misty Ann

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