January 1, 2013
— Alice S.
Smith, 85, of 4090 Ver Plank Road, Clay, passed Tuesday,
Jan. 1, at her home where she was under the care of her
family and Hospice of Central New York.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4,
at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in North Watertown Cemetery in the
Born July 9, 1927, in Watertown, the daughter of Charles and
Ethel Maitland Abrams, she attended Watertown High School.
Following school she worked at J.J. Newberry as a
salesclerk, was a homemaker while her daughter was young and
retired from Model Homes where she was a machine operator
and seamstress for over ten years.
She married Michael Smith Jr. on Aug. 10, 1947, at Trinity
Episcopal Church. The couple later moved to Clay in 2009.
She enjoyed traveling, shopping and gardening.
Among her survivors are her loving husband of 65 years,
Michael Smith Jr., Clay; a daughter and her husband, Sandra
A. and Roy C. Lytle, Liverpool; a granddaughter and her
husband, Jennifer E. and Matthew M. Miller, Liverpool; a
grandson and his wife, Roy C. and JoAnn Lytle, Pennellville,
N.Y.; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Three brothers, Charles, Arthur and Arnold Abrams, all died
Donations may be made to Hospice of Central New York.
Information provided by Hart & Bruce Funeral Home
and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.