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Edna M. Smith, 87

OSWEGO, NY – Edna M. Smith, 87, of Oswego, went peacefully to the Lord on Wednesday May 21, 2014.

She was the daughter of the late John and Mary (McCarthy) Wells.

Mrs. Smith attended St. Mary’s School and Oswego High School.

She was a graduate of St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing, Utica, NY.

Mrs. Smith worked as an R.N. at Oswego Hospital, St. Luke’s Residential Health, and as a private duty nurse.

Mrs. Smith was predeceased by her husband, Fred, in 1990; her son, Fred, in 2006; an infant twin brother, Edward; her sister, Catherine Pelkey; and her brother, Thomas Wells.

Mrs. Smith was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Her strong faith, kind heart and generous spirit touched, beyond measure, so many lives.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her children: Michael and Lorraine Smith, Oswego, Patricia Zagers, Hilton Head, SC, Mary Elizabeth Smith, Oswego, Margaret Kocher, Greenville, SC and Dennis and Karen Smith, Oswego.

She is also survived by grandchildren: Barbara, Jeffrey, Emily, Andrew, Jackson and Danielle, Sarah, Carlie, Katie; and great-grandchildren: Meghan, Bradley, Gregory and baby Graclynn.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. from St. Paul’s Church.

Burial will be in St.Paul’s Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Monday from 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Edna’s name may be made to the Human Concerns Center, 85 E. Fourth St., Oswego N.Y. 13126.