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May 29, 2013

Margaret (Peg) A. Smith

Margaret (Peg) A. Smith

BLOOMVILLE — Margaret (Peg) A. Smith, 80, of Bloomville, died Sunday May 26, 2013, unexpectedly at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, surrounded by her family. She was born July 18, 1932, in Bloomville, the daughter of Fred Sr. and Susan (Smith) Hitt.

She married Harold Smith Sr. of Delhi on Dec. 28, 1953, in South Carolina.

Peg was an avid bird and car watcher from her picture window. She loved completing puzzles and word searches. Most of all, she loved her family.

Peg is predeceased by her husband Harold Sr., “Baby Smith”; her parents, Fred and Susan; two brothers, James and Fred Jr.; a sister, Mae Sandin.

She is survived by a son, Harold Jr. and Dee Smith; a daughter, Vivian and Jeff Schafer; grandchildren, Eliza Barnhart, Seth Smith, Danielle and Leslie Schafer, Melissa, Kiley, Samantha, Ashley and Kimberly Cotese. Also great-grandchildren, Brayden Barnhart, Taylor, Lana, Arianna, Sage, Carlee, Brody, Billie, Noel and Katey; and her sisters, Dorothy Johnson, Anna Martin; sisters-in-law, Trudy Colvin and Donna Hitt; her brothers, Samuel of Florida, John of Virginia and Melvin Hitt and spouses; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to greet the family from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, Delhi. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, with the Rev. Darius Mojallali of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Delhi, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, Delhi. Burial will follow the service in Riverside Cemetery, Bloomville.

In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be made to the American Heart Association.

Condolences for the family may be sent to Arrangements are with the MacArthur Funeral Home, Delhi.

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