Gary L. Smith, 70

FULTON, NY – Gary L. Smith, 70, of Fulton, passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at his home.

Gary L. Smith
Gary L. Smith

He was a graduate of Fulton High School class of 1960 and SUNY at Buffalo class of 1965 where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

Gary was a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and served as a helicopter pilot based at the Naval Station in Lakehurst, NJ.

He had worked as a quality control engineer for P.S.E. & G. in Newark, NJ, for many years, as a self-employed commodities trader and truck driver for various trucking companies.

Gary enjoyed music, playing piano, traveling and spending time with his niece and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father, Everett Smith.

Surviving are his mother, Dorothy Waldron Smith of Fulton; a brother, Brian (Sharan Nicola-Smith) Smith of Oakley, Calif.; nephews, Derek, Christopher and Jamison Smith; a niece, Brittney Smith; and several cousins.

Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, 356 North Midler Ave., Syracuse, NY 13206.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.