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Joseph Smith's Obituary

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester NY
August 14, 1927 p 22

Smith ­ Died at the Residence, No. 331 Wellington Avenue, on Saturday August 13, 1927, Joseph Smith aged 70 years. He is survived by his wife Ida A Smith; one son, Louis R. Smith; two daughters Grace F. Allen, of this city and Ida M Tyler of Buffalo, NY; one sister, Margaret Bradley of Gettysburg PA: four grandsons, one granddaughter and two great grandchildren. Funeral from the home No 331 Wellington ave on Tuesday Morning. August 16, 1927, at 8:30 o'clock and 9 o'clock from St. Monica's Church, Genesee Street, Burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.


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"Joseph Smith, Door Company Head, Expires"

"Connected with Concern Here Since Formation 51 Years Ago"

"Joseph Smith, President of the Smith Sash and Door Company, died early yesterday morning at his home at No 331 Wellington Avenue, aged 71 years. Mr. Smith was born in Rochester and always lived here. He has been connected with the Smith Sash and Door Company since its organization in 1876 and became its president ten years ago.

Mr. Smith was a member of St. Monica's Church, member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the Rochester Bruder Trye. Funeral Services will take place Tuesday morning at 8:30 o'clock at the home and at 9 o'clock at St. Monica Church. Requiem Mass will be celebrated by Rev John P Brophy.

Mr & Mrs Smith in 1924 celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. He leaves his wife; a son, Louis R. Smith; two daughters, Mrs Grace Allen, of this City, and Mrs. Van E Tyler, of Buffalo; a sister, Mrs Margaret Bradley of Gettysburg Pa; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren."


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