Brenda Smith


10:00 am
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Westmoreland Cemetery
S. Main Street
Westmoreland, New York, United States

Obituary of Brenda Smith

New York Mills- Brenda R. Smith, age 80, a longtime resident of Vernon and more recently of Westmoreland and New York Mills passed away peacefully Monday afternoon May 14, 2018 in St. Luke's Medical Center with her loving family at her side.

She was born on January 31, 1938 in Oneida, New York a daughter of the late Francis and Kathryn (Ribolin) Ottaway and was a graduate of Oneida High School.

Brenda spent many years as a waitress at the various restaurants in the Vernon area. She later worked as a home health aide caring for people, a job that was a life time passion of Brenda's.

Surviving is her one son, David A. Smith of Utica, two grandchildren, David G. Pasqualetti of Rome and Valarie R. Smith of Ava, one sister Gloria Allain of Syracuse and several nieces and nephews

Brenda was predeceased by three sisters, Mary Lynn Ottaway, Susan Caputo and Katherine Feyler and one brother George W. Sweeney. Also by her longtime companion Kenneth L. Spaven of Westmoreland

Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in Westmoreland Cemetery E. Main Street, Westmoreland, NY. Online condolences may be sent to

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