February 3, 2007
Mrs. Smith was born in Springfield, MA on August 10, 1927 to the late Midor David and Grace I. Decker Bleau. She was a telephone operator in Catskill for New York Telephone for many years and a life member of Hose Co. #1 Ladies' Auxiliary, Catskill Fire Department Ladies' Auxiliary, Greene County VFALA,and Hudson Valley VFALA. She and her husband had retired to Bradenton, Florida following their retirement.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her four children: John
D. Smith of Bradenton, FL, Mrs. Janet Marie Beza of Concord, CA, Mrs. Michael (Barbara Ann) Roccio of Coxsackie, and Mrs. Greg (Holly Jane) Martin of Coxsackie; six grandchildren: Geoffrey Smith of Kingston, Ashley Smith of Saratoga Springs, Heather Mullen of Concord, CA, Rhiannon Rice of Coxsackie, Adam (Karen) Martin of Dover Plains, Ashlee Martin of Dover Plains; two great-grandchildren: Patrick Mullen of Concord, CA and Gabriella Rice of Coxsackie; seven siblings: Marjorie Quinn, Elva Connors, Helen Floutin, Sandy Tefft, James (Betty)Bleau, Richard (Dot) Bleau, and Robert (Bonnie) Bleau; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by seven siblings and her husband, John Henry Smith on March 17, 2003.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 22 at 1 p.m. in the Remembrance Chapel of the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Catskill Rural Cemetery. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. prior to the funeral.
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