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Gertrude Smith Obituary

Gertrude  Smith
Gertrude Smith

March 13, 2014


Gertrude Smith of Pine Ave., Palenville died Thursday, March 13, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was 88.

She was born in Duluth, Minnesota, a daughter of the late Raymond and Aletta Fredrick Rothrock. A longtime area resident, Gert loved spending summers at Silver Lake in the Adirondacks.

Loving wife of John A. Smith who died August 31, 2005. Survived by her nine children, Sandra L. Burn (Michael) of Lansville, PA, Judith Jensen (Dr. Johnathan) of Longmont, CO, Hazel McGlynn (Brad) of Malba, Queens, John A. Smith (Marcy) of Catskill, Dorothy Atkinson (Timmy) of Saranac, Jamie Wilms (Harry) of Palenville, Gary Smith of Greenville, Mark Smith (Tracy) of Palenville, and Matthew Smith (Laurie) Kiskatom; sister of Aletta “Letty” Bloom (Warren) of Palenville and the late Raymond Rothrock (Helen). Twenty one grandchildren, twenty four great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

Private services and inurnment in Palenville Cemetery are under the direction of Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Heights, Catskill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene, 47 Liberty St., Catskill, NY 12414. Messages of condolence may be made at www.MillspaughCamerato.com.

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