Elizabeth Smith SchenectadyElizabeth Nora Smith, 94, of the Kingsway Arms Nursing Center died Friday, April 5, 2013 at the nursing center. Mrs. Smith was born in Schenectady to the late John T. and Catherine J. Moore O'Hara. Mrs. Smith was a graduate of The College of St. Rose and a graduate of Syracuse University, receiving a master's degree in social work. Mrs. Smith was a psychiatric social worker for the state of New York at Utica State Hospital and Ellis Hospital. She and her husband lived in Austin, TX for many years where she continued her career in social work. Mrs. Smith was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Schenectady. Mrs. Smith was predeceased by her husband, Dr. William Jennings Bryan Smith, MD, who died in 2000; and two sisters, Mary Catherine O'Hara and Margaret Foley. She is survived by her daughter, Dr. Susan Smith Woods and her son-in-law, Dr. Norbert J. Woods of Rexford; and one sister, Helen O'Hara of Schenectady. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church and to join the family reciting the rosary, beginning at 10:45. There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on May 13, 2013