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Louise Smith Obituary

Louise  Smith
Louise Smith

October 13, 2015
Born in Wittenberg, NY
Resided in Catskill, NY
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Louise Smith, formerly of Catskill died Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at Columbia Memorial Hospital. She was 91.

She was born in Wittenberg, Town of Woodstock, a daughter of the late Floyd E. and Vera Shultis Stone. Louise attended the one-room school in Wittenberg and graduated from Kingston High School in 1941. After high school, she graduated New York State College for Teachers in Albany with a B.A. She taught two years in the Athens High School and returned to Albany, receiving her M.A. in 1948. On September 28, 1952, Louise married Philip C. Smith in the Woodstock United Methodist Church.

After teaching in Ravena Coeymans Selkirk, she returned to the newly formed Coxsackie-Athens Central School. Louise retired in 1983 after 37 years of teaching. She belonged to the Greene County Retired Teacher's Assoc. and the NYS Retired Teacher's Assoc.

Following retirement, Louise and Philip enjoyed traveling throughout the United States, Canada, Central America, Mexico and Europe. A former member of The Overlook United Methodist Church, Woodstock, Louise was an active member of the Catskill United Methodist Church, serving on many committees. She was a member of the Delta Gamma Society International (an honorary organization of women educators), a member of the On-Ti-Ora Chapter - National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the Catskill Monday Club and the Greene County Historical Society.

Her husband Philip C. Smith died April 21, 2011.

Surviving are nieces and nephews, Roy Brundage, Ouida Wellenberger, Sandra Hahl and Douglas Brundage.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 15th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. A Funeral Service will be conducted by Pastor Arthur Hewitt on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will following in Woodstock Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Catskill United Methodist Church, 40 Woodland Ave, Catskill, NY 12414 or the Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene 47 Liberty St. Catskill, NY 12414.

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Visitation
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Thursday, October 15, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
On-Ti-Ora Chapter NSDAR
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Thursday, October 15, 2015
4:30 PM
Funeral Service
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Friday, October 16, 2015
10:00 AM
Cemetery
Woodstock Cemetery
Woodstock, NY USA
Friday, October 16, 2015