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Rosemary E. Smith

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Rosemary E. Smith Obituary
Rosemary E. Smith 1919 - 2018
MORRISVILLE - Rosemary E. Smith, 99, of Morrisville, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Crouse Community Center.
She was born February 17, 1919, in Elmira, NY, a daughter of Michael and Catherine Collins Sullivan. In 1941, she was one of the first classes of women to graduate from the University of Rochester Dental School. After graduation, she went to work for the Rome State School as a dental hygienist, retiring after 31 years of service. Rosemary married Arnold Smith on June 16, 1943, and they had 65 years of marriage before Arnold predeceased her on June 20, 2008.
Rosemary was the oldest member of St. Joan of Arc Church in Morrisville.
Surviving are five nieces, Sheila (John) Riley, of Berlin, CT, Pam (Denny) Schultz, Diane (Tom) Meehan, Connie (Dan) Hennessy and Kathleen (Rick) Peets, all of Rochester, NY; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Mil Smith, of Rochester, NY; a devoted friend, Midge Herrick, of Morrisville; a son, John; and four grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday, August 31, at St. Joan of Arc Church, Morrisville, followed by interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Hamilton, NY.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joan of Arc Church, PO Box 1087, Morrisville, NY 13408 or to Crouse Community Center, 101 South St., Morrisville, NY 13408.
Rosemary's family would like to thank the Crouse Community Center for the excellent care given to her during her stay there.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 31 Cedar St., Morrisville.
To send a condolence and sign the Book of Memories online, go to www.burgessandtedesco funeralhomes.com.
Published in The Observer-Dispatch from Sept. 2 to Sept. 6, 2018
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