Thomas F. Smith TILLSON- Thomas F. Smith, 64, of Tillson, N.Y., passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Dec. 12, 2016. Tommy was born and raised in New Paltz, N.Y., and attended and graduated from New Paltz High School. Tommy was the owner of Tom’s Cycle Shop in Gardiner, N.Y., in the 1970’s, and a Central Hudson Retiree. He was an avid hunter and fisherman with the nick name “Troutdaddy”. Tommy was loved by many and respected by all. Tommy is survived by his daughter: Daryl-Ann Smith; brothers, Theodore Smith, Jr., Terry Smith, and Timothy Smith; sisters, Colleen Ritcher and Cathleen DelCotto; several nieces, nephews; and one great-niece and great-nephew. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, Dec.17, 2016, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, N.Y. In lieu of flowers all donations can be made to The Humane Society of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 S. Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, N.Y., 12561. Condolences for the family may be made at www.copelandfhnp.com
Published by the Daily Freeman from Dec. 15 to Dec. 17, 2016.