Edna M. SmithOctober 03,2012Edna M. Smith
BENNINGTON — Edna May Smith, 91, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at the home of her son in White Creek, N.Y.
She was born in East Arlington, April 3, 1921, the daughter of Herbert W. and Bessie (Grant) Eastman.
She was a 1940 graduate of Arlington High School.
On July 10, 1941, she married Harold P. Smith in Woodford. Mr. Smith died in 1984.
Mrs. Smith retired from Union Carbide Corp. in Bennington after 44 years of employment.
She was a former member of First United Methodist Church in Bennington and currently attended Shaftsbury Methodist Church.
She enjoyed taking walks and reading.
Survivors include her son, Alan, of White Creek, two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Smith was also predeceased by her siblings.
The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St. in Bennington, with the Rev. Nancy Wright officiating.
Burial will be private. There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shaftsbury Methodist Church or the charity of one’s choice, in care of Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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