Linda Thompson Smith
New City - Linda Thompson Smith of New City, NY, 77 years old, passed away on November 17, 2020. Linda was a longtime resident of New City. She was born on September 26, 1943 to John and Nellie Thompson. She grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn in a loving Norwegian American household with her sister Lilly. She graduated from Fort Hamilton High School in 1961 and then Katherine Gibbs School. After graduation, she worked for General Electric in Manhattan. In the late 1960's she was married and moved to Rockland County. In 1972 she moved to New City where she raised four children. She was Involved with the Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Little League and everything else that involved bringing up three boys and a girl. She rejoined the workforce in the late 1980's and worked for 20 years before retiring. She worked for BICC Cablec, Wärtsilä and finally Santangelo, Benvenuto and Slattery.
Linda is survived by her four children, William T. Smith of New City, Lance E. Smith and his wife Helena of Thiells, Shawn B. Smith of Highland Falls, and Erin E. Smith of Pomona and her precious grandsons Benjamin Bjorn Smith and Jack Ryan Smith of Thiells. She is also survived by her sister Lilly Thompson of Middletown, NY, and many cousins in Norway and The United States.
Family will receive friends on Friday, November 20, from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Higgins Funeral Home in Congers, NY. Final Services and Burial will be held Saturday morning at Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery in Bloomingburg, NY.
Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc., 113 Lake Road East, Congers, NY 10920 (845) 201-9744, www.mjhigginsnewcity.com