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Arthur M. Smith

March 18, 1927 ~ March 7, 2022 (age 94)

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Rushford --- Arthur M. Smith of 9012 Buffalo Street died Monday, March 7, 2022 in Cuba Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. He was born on March 18, 1927 in Rushford, a son of the late Putnam F. and Della Lewis Smith. On July 18, 1953 in Pennsylvania he married Verna Palmateer who predeceased him on October 28, 2020.

Art was a graduate of Rushford Central School, class of 1945, and attended the former Rushford United Methodist Church. He was a former employee for Borden’s Milk Plant for 21 years, later worked for Monroe Games followed by Motorola and Prestolite for 15 years until his retirement in 1989.

He enjoyed hunting, traveling, playing euchre, baseball, basketball, bowling and was an avid golfer but most of all he loved spending time with friends and family.

Surviving are four sons, Dale Smith of Rushford, Gary (Debra) Smith of Arcade, Lynn (Tracy) Smith of Farmersville, Greg (Sue) Bly of Texas, eight grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, a sister, Kate (George) Chromey of Georgia and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents he was predeceased by a sister, Eva Alderman.

Family and friends may gather from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, March 14, 2022 at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N Genesee Street, Fillmore where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 3:00 pm. Bob Schooley, pastor of the Centerville United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Rushford Cemetery, Rushford.

Memorials if desired to: the Rushford Rescue Squad, 8911 Upper Street, Rushford, NY 14777

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Funeral Service


March 14, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kopler - Williams Funeral Home
21 North Genesee Street
Fillmore, NY 14735

Funeral Service
March 15, 2022

3:00 PM
Kopler - Williams Funeral Home
21 North Genesee Street
Fillmore, NY 14735

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