Dorothy Smith

Obituary of Dorothy R. Smith


Dorothy R. Smith, 86, formerly of the Alexandria Bay area, died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, NY.

Born on July 26, 1931 in Ellisburg, NY, she was a daughter of Alonzo Wesley and Lillian Mae Merritt Weaver and she attended Watertown schools.

She married Gordon I. Smith in 1949. He died January 29, 2013.

Dorothy worked in housekeeping for many years at Capt. Thompson Motor Lodge, Alexandria Bay, NY.

She loved art, painting and watercolor.

Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Sandra and Peter Thomas, Judy Neary, Christine and James Sourwine, all of Alexandria Bay, NY; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Gordon Wayne and Barbara Smith, Oklahoma City, OK, Robert and Cindy Smith, Troy, TX; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Wilson, FL; a brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Dorothy Weaver, Gouverneur, NY; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY. There will be no funeral or calling hours. Burial will be in Barnes Settlement Cemetery, Alexandria Bay, NY.

Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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