Obituaries

Shirley A. Smith

April 14, 1940 - November 4, 2019

Age 79, of Warsaw, formerly of Portageville, passed away on November 4, 2019 at the Wyoming County Nursing Facility in Warsaw.

She was born April 14, 1940 in Warsaw, daughter of the late Fay and Genevieve Gerace Vincent. Shirley was an avid collector and trader of antiques and collectibles. She and her husband, Gary operated the Weekend Shop and were active in area shows and flea markets. Shirley was a wonderful baker and was known for her blue ribbon winning apple pies. She was active in 4-H and continued to be an active supporter of the organization in later years. Shirley was a member of St. Michael’s Church in Warsaw.

Surviving are her husband of nearly sixty years, Gary Smith whom she married on December 2, 1959; her children, Don (Sondra) Smith of Las Vegas, NV, Sheryl (Tim) Fast of Frederick, MD, Dan Smith of Short Tract, Kevin (Molly) Smith of Portageville, Beth (Tim) Mann of Warsaw; ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; brother, Richard (Marilyn) Vincent of Houston, TX; sister, Ann (Dale) Reynolds of Wyoming, NY; many nieces and nephews. Shirley was the mother of the late Randy Smith and grandmother of the late Matthew Fast.

Friends may call Thursday, November 7 from 4 – 7 PM at Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw. Shirley’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, November 8 at 10 AM at St. Michael’s Church, Warsaw. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Silver Springs. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st St., Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or Wyoming County 4-H, 36 Center St., Suite B, Warsaw, NY 14569.

Important Dates

November 7, 2019 : Calling hours for Shirley A. Smith - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

November 8, 2019 : Mass of Christian Burial for Shirley A. Smith at St. Michael’s Church, Warsaw - 10:00 AM

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Nov 6.19 from Dave and Kathy Cutitta :

Gary-
Our deepest condolences in the loss of your wonderful wife. We have many fond memories of her.

Nov 6.19 from Dick Vincent:

Rest in Peace, little sister. We remember the good times and are thankful for our happy memories.  Our prayers are with you

Nov 6.19 from Carolyn Van Slyke:

Very sorry for your loss.  Shirley was always such a nice, friendly person whenever we saw her at all those auctions.
  Bruce & Carolyn Van Slyke

Nov 6.19 from Bobbie Carney:

Sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing, My prayers are with the family. Shirley was a classmate of mine,

Nov 5.19 from Ginny and Hank Coors:

Rest In Peace Shirley. I treasure the time we spent together during summers on the farm.

Nov 5.19 from Dale and Ann Reynolds:

Be at peace sister

Nov 5.19 from Ruth Weatherwax :

May God’s loving arms surround each of during this time of sorrow.