George M. Smith Dies at Age of 75
George Milford Smith, 75, a resident of Camden since 1941, died March 9, 1948, in the Loretta Rest Home, Syracuse, where he had been for the past six weeks.
He was born Sept. 10, 1872, in Odessa, Ont., a son of Noah and Clarissa Perrou Smith. His marriage to Nellie Boyle took place Jan. 20, 1897, in Watertown. He became a naturalized citizen of this country as a young man, while living in Watertown.
Mr. Smith was employed as a machinist by the Lawrence & Hill machine shop in Watertown. He later became an interior decorator. He was active in politics, and had served as county committeeman for the Republican party while in Watertown. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, and the Watertown Volunteer Firemenís Association.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith came here to live in April 1941, and Mrs. Smith passed away in October 1944. Since that time Mr. Smith had lived with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. And Mrs. Almon G. Farnsworth. He was a member of St. Johnís Church.
Surviving besides his daughter are a sister, Mrs. Mae Babcock, Watertown; three grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A prayer service was held this morning at 9:30 at the B.A. Sanborn & Son funeral home, and a requiem high mass was celebrated at 10 oíclock in St. Johnís Church. Burial will be in St. Johnís Cemetery.
REPRINTED from the "Camden Advance-Journal", Camden, NY, Thursday, March, 1948.
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