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Carolyn Smith


Carolyn Smith, 86, formerly of Massena, NY and most recently of Fremont, Ohio died Sunday evening at Elmwood Assisted Living. She was born July 14, 1927 in Massena, NY the daughter of Robert and Hazel (Tracy) Hartford. In 1952 she married Horace Smith, he preceded her in death on October 27, 2013.

Carolyn was a member of Emmanuel Congregational Church in Massena and was an active volunteer and board member advocating for special needs and developmentally challenged individuals and their families. She enjoyed traveling with her husband on their many motor home trips.

Surviving is her daughter: Nancy (John) O’ Connor of Fremont, OH; son, Roger Smith of Massena, NY; grandchildren: Molly O’Connor, Morgan O’Connor, Brittany (Rob) Kauscher; & great-grandson Henry Kauscher. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son David Smith, and a brother.

Memorial Services for Carolyn and her husband Horace, will take place on Sunday, March 22, 2014 at Emmanuel Congregational Church . Family will receive guests at a luncheon immediately after services. Private Burial will take place at a later date in Herman Cemetery in Herman, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Congregational Church of Massena, NY or Hospice of Memorial Hospital, 430 S. Main Street, Clyde, OH, 43410. Online condolences may be expressed at

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