Online Obituary for Geraldine Olmsted Smith

Name: Geraldine Olmsted Smith
Date of Birth: Apr 18, 1936
Date Deceased: Oct 28, 2013
Hometown: Howard
State NY
Age: 77 Years
Service Date: Oct 31, 2013
Service Time: 1 p.m.
Services Location: Avoca Funeral Home
Place of Interment: Grove Cemetery, Bath



HOWARD-Geraldine Olmsted Smith, 77, of County Route 70A, passed away early Monday morning (Oct. 28, 2013) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell.

Born in Wheeler on April 18, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Eldon and Marion Olmsted. She was married to Walter V. Smith, who predeceased her on Nov. 18, 1979. Besides her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by her granddaughter, Melissia Hammond and her brother, Melford Olmsted.

She was a daycare provider for many years.

Her loving family includes her four daughters, Gail (Robert) Pritting, Pamela Hammond (Don Krause), Joyce Unterborn (Gary Strauss) and Wendy (Kevin) Miller; her eight grandchildren, Robert Pritting III, Justin Pritting, Shannon Pritting, Dawn Miller, Randy Hammond, Bradley Unterborn, Briana Collmer and Brantley Collmer; her sister, Sandra (Ron) Fitzgerald; also several great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca, where a funeral service will be held following calling hours at 1 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be in Grove Cemetery, Bath.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 13 Beech St., Johnson City, N.Y. 13790.

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