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Robert L. Smith

1927 - 2014 HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. Robert L. Smith, 86, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vt. He had resided on Fox Hollow Road with his wife, Mary (O'Dell) Smith. Robert was born on Nov. 4, 1927, in Petersburgh, son of Alvin G. and Blanche (Greene) Smith. He attended schools in Hoosick Falls. Robert was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving from 1944 to 1946. He was in the invasion of Okinawa on Easter Sunday in 1945, where he served for a year until coming home in 1946. Robert owned and operated the Twin Stream Farm on Fox Hollow Road. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors, other than his wife Mary, include their sons, Keith (Lise) Smith of Hoosick Falls and Matthew (Debra) Smith of Four Oaks, N.C.; brother, Peter J. Smith of New Mexico; sister, Barbara Dougherty of Massena, N.Y.; grandchildren, Briana, Sara and Mack Smith, Austin and Hunter Cardone, and great-grandson, Cooper Deering. Robert was predeceased by two sisters, Louise Guertin and Mariam Plenzig and by brother, John A. Smith. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be Friday, June 27, at 11 a.m. from the MAHAR FUNERAL HOME, 43 Main Street, Hoosick Falls. Burial will follow the service at Hoosick Rural Cemetery, Hoosick, N.Y. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital through the funeral home.
Published in Bennington Banner on June 25, 2014
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