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Obituary of Helen B. Smith
Helen B. Smith, 68, of 426 Florence Avenue, Oneida, died Monday, July 2, 2018, in University Hospital where she had been a medical patient following a brief illness.
Helen was born on July 12, 1949, in Oneida, the daughter of Frank and Martha Boden Brass. She was a lifelong resident of Oneida, except for living in Vermont for ten years. She was a graduate of Oneida High School, class of 1968.
On December 20, 1969, she married Jerald C. Smith in the First Presbyterian Church, Oneida.
She had been employed in the cost accounting department of Oneida Ltd. for 8 years, retiring in 1995.
Helen had been longtime active member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Oneida. She served as the secretary for administrative council and on various boards of the church.
Surviving are her husband, Jerald, two children, Jeffrey Smith, of Oneida and Sara (A.J.) DeAmicis, of Framingham, MA; two brothers, John (Carol) Tefft, of Canastota and Frank Brass; her three grandchildren that were the love of her life, Ethan, Liliana and Charlotte.
Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, July 7, 2018, from St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 551 Sayles Street, Oneida with Rev. Abigail Browka and Rev. Denise Bowen officiating. There will be no calling hours. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Church Memorial Fund, 551 Sayles Street, Oneida, NY, 13421. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. 342 Main Street, Oneida.