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Adele M. Smith

October 15, 1914 ~ May 31, 2015 (age 100)

Troy - Adele M. Smith, 100, of Burdett Avenue died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center after a brief illness.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was daughter of the late Harry  Kirkland Smith and Agnes  Wilkinson Smith. She had resided formerly on Third Street Troy and Euclid Avenue Troy, was educated in New Jersey and was a graduate of junior college. 

Adele was a legal secretary at Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg and Griffin for over 50 years.  

She was a former member of First Presbyterian Church in Troy and Ilium Literary Club, the Troy YWCA, Troy Women's Club, University Club in Albany and the Birchkill Arts and Crafts Club. She was a sports enthusiast, a NY Yankees fan, on a bowling league and  an avid reader. She loved animals, especially cats.    

Survivors include a cousin, Michael Wilkinson and her caregiver and friend, Mary Ann Willetts, Eagle Mills.  She was predeceased by a brother, Harry Kirkland Smith and a sister,  Helen Wilkinson Smith.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial service on Wednesday at 2PM at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy.

Interment will be in Ilion, NY.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Adele M. Smith to the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society 3 Oakland Avenue Menands, NY 12204 or the charity of one's choice. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society
3 Oakland Avenue, Menands NY 12204
Web: http://www.mohawkhumanesociety.org



 Service Information

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 3, 2015

2:00 PM
Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
Troy, NY


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