Cynthia Smith Vartan
October 28, 2012
Cynthia Smith Vartan died peacefully at home with her son at her side on Oct 28, 2012. Born in Providence, RI, she attended Lincoln School in Rhode Island and Wellesley in Massachusetts, before moving to New York City, where she lived for almost 60 years.
Cinnie became a Senior Editor for numerous book publishing companies and married the late Vartanig G. Vartan (Tonny), the financial reporter for The New York Times.
Cynthia was a strong, giving, and selfless independent woman who loved to read and walk.
Cynthia is survived by her son Kirk in San Jose, CA; her sister Corinne (Keenie) in Exeter, NH; and other family/friends.
Funeral in NYC: Thurs, Dec 6th, 11:00am. Madison Avenue Pres Church, 921 Mad Ave. Lunch reception will follow service.
Burial Service in RI: Sat, Dec 8th, 10:45am. Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Blvd.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Dec. 2, 2012