Mary Smith, Retired teacher’s aide

Mary E. Smith, 92, a resident of Oswego, died Saturday, Dec.  8, 2012 in Oswego Hospital.

Mrs. Smith was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. and has been a resident of Oswego since 1965. Mrs. Smith worked at Taggarts, Oswego Eastern Aircraft, N.J., Merck’s N.J., and she was a teacher’s aide at Riley School. She was a communicant of St. Paul’s Church.

She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Smith, who died in 1996; her son, Daniel Sterphone; her parents, Michael and Mary (Newstead) Donahue; and her sister, Margaret VanBogaert.

She is survived by her children, Lloyd (Alice) Smith, and Rebecca (Hercules) Master; daughter-in-law, Marie Sterphone; sisters, Emma Grasso of Oswego and Terri (Agnes) Foley of New Hartford; eight grandchildren, Dee Creek, Julie (Keith) Watkins, Desiree (Seth) Martin, Hercules “Tom” Master IV, Steven and Anthony Master, Ayn and Stacie Smith; and 10 great grandchildren.

Funeral services and burial were private. Arrangements were in the care of Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home.

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