11th April 2011 Dies Mrs Smelt dies, aged 82 from Pneumonia in Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. Her daughter Lucy tells reporters: "She never got over that night. She did well to survive and had to learn to accept what happened mentally. But physically her mobility was never the same. She has been through hell and suffered in silence. She never complained. May she rest in peace."
She is survived by two other children - another daughter, Linda, and a son, Stephen.