Mary E. Smith, 92

OSWEGO, NY – Mary E. Smith, 92, a resident of Oswego, died Saturday evening December 8, 2012, in Oswego Hospital.

Mrs. Smith was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and had been a resident of Oswego since 1965.

Mrs. Smith worked at Taggart’s, Oswego Eastern Aircraft, NJ, Merck’s NJ, and she was a teacher’s aide at Riley Elementary School.

Mrs. Smith was a communicant of St. Paul’s Church.

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

Mrs. Smith 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 will be private.

The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.