April 8, 2009
Mrs. Smith was born in Union Hill, NJ on August 30, 1924 to the late Albert G. and Enes Baglietto Paonessa. She was a graduate of Catskill High School and the wife of the late Henry VanDyke Smith who predeceased her on January 17, 2001.
She is survived by their six children: James A.(Chris) Smith of Catskill, Jeffrey (Cindy) Smith of Catskill, Henry "Rusty" (Barb) Smith of Cheyene, WY, Gloria Smith of Catskill, Timothy (Kelly) Smith of Catskill, and Brian (Kellie) Smith of Cairo with whom she had resided; twelve grandchildren: Darlene Ballard, Christopher J. Smith, Stephanie Morgan, Cassandra Smith, Jeffrey Smith, David Smith, Joshua Lackie, Jennifer Lackie, Taran Smith, Shane Youmans, Cameron Smith, Courtney Bock, and Megan Smith; in additional to twelve great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son David Bruce Smith on January 13, 1979.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at St. Mary's Our Lady of Knock in Durham with Rev. Jeremiah Nunan officiating. Interment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Catskill. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home at 139 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9. Electronic condolences may be posted at www.millspaughcamerato.com
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