Rose S. Smith, age 88, died on Saturday (March 17, 2018) at Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic.
Friends may call on Monday (March 19, 2018) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday (March 20) at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Church in Phelps with Father Peter VanLieshout officiating. Private burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery.
It is requested that memorial donations be made to St. Francis Church 12 Hibbard Avenue Clifton Springs, NY 14432.
Mrs. Smith was born on April 13, 1929 the daughter of the late Peter and Ruby Bonnell Sinack. She was a member of St. Francis Church. Mrs. Smith worked at Silver Floss Saurkraut Factory in Phelps for many years. She later went to work at Parker-Hanafin in Lyons from where she retired. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, handy arts, painting, gardening and camping with her family.
She is survived by her children Alan J. (Beverly) Smith of Tyre, Lynn E. Smith of Canandaigua, Gary K. (Lori) Smith of Lyons, Rebecca (Mark) Van Gorder of Oaks Corners; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Florence (Louis) White of Phelps; brother, Walter “Butch” (Patricia) Sinack of Phelps; sister-in-law, Edith Sinack of Newark; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Jackie who died in 2016; sisters Helen DeRuyter, Loretta Backus; and brother, Richard Sinack.