Muriel E. Smith, age 89, passed away on September 2, 2017, while at Putnam Ridge Nursing Home in Brewster, NY. She was born on May 20, 2017, in Mahopac, New York to parents Joseph and Jenny (Head) Williams.
After graduating High School, she met and married James E. Smith, in Carmel, New York. He predeceased her in 2005. Muriel worked as a housewife, raising six children.
Muriel is survived by her six children; John Smith (Nancy) of Stormville, James E. Smith III (Cathy) of Danbury, Allan F. Smith (Linda) of Dover Plains, Mary Ellen Keller (Dennis) of South Amboy, NJ, Edward L. Smith (Mariann) of Waterbury, CT, and Marshall L. Smith (Debbie) of Putnam Lake. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. She is predeceased by several brothers and sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, September 6, at 10am, at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster. Burial will follow at Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel. The family will receive friends at Beecher Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 5, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.