Margaret “Peggy” G. Smith, age 88, of Prattsburgh, NY passed away Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at the Homestead Nursing Home in Penn Yan.

Margaret “Peggy” G. Smith

 

Margaret “Peggy” G. Smith, age 88, of Prattsburgh, NY passed away Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at the Homestead Nursing Home in Penn Yan.

Margaret was born in Rochester, NY on November 30th, 1928, the daughter of the late, Robert and Margaret (Blunt) Congdon.  She had been an active member of Prattsburgh Legion Auxiliary, the Prattsburgh Ambulance Corp., and the Methodist Church.  She enjoyed crocheting and Knitting, cooking, and square dancing.  She cooked for many area organizations and for church dinners and activities.  Margaret was very family oriented and was involved in her family’s education and cared for all her elderly family members.  She was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  In addition to her parents, Margaret was predeceased by her husband of 68 years, Clarence E. Smith on February 21st, 2015.

Margaret is survived by her children, Evelyn (Jack) Drumm, Linda (Donald) Kemp, Robbin Smith, Betty (William) Seligman, Kenneth Smith, and Calvin (Wendy) Smith; thirteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren; two nieces, Natalie and Sandra; and sister-in-law, Florence Snyder; and Joe Barkalow whom Peggy had taken into her home and cared for.  

Friends and family may call from 11am to 1pm on Saturday, July 15th at Bottoni Wood Funeral Home, 4 Mechanic St., Prattsburgh, NY 14873.  Funeral service with Rev. Don Peek will follow at 1pm at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at Rural Cemetery in Prattsburgh, NY.  Memorial contributions may be made in Margaret’s name to a Humane Society of one’s choice.

Friends and family may sign the guestbook at www.bottoni-wood.com.