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Former Rye Schools Cafeteria Aid, Smith Dies at 93

RYE, N.Y. - Winifred Goldie Smith, formerly of Rye, died March 8 at the age of 93.

She was born in Boston, Mass. on Aug. 8, 1918 to the late Carl and Goldie Schmidt. Smith moved from Hagerstown, Md. to Rye in 1946, where she raised her family. For many years, she worked at F.W. Woolworth Company and then in food services for the Rye City School District. Smith retired to Hagerstown for many years before moving to Harwich, Mass. to be closer to her family.

Smith was often called on by her family and friends for one of her famous cakes, which she often crafted into a car, castle or other shape at the request of her grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and playing cards, word games and her favorite, Bingo.

Surviving are her sons Richard Smith of Jefferson, N.Y. and Donald (Sue) Smith of Wallingford, Conn., her daughters Gladys (Richard) Olsen of Orleans, Mass. and Sharon (Walter) Redstone of Harwich, nine grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister Beatrice Summers.

A private memorial service will be held at Greenwood Union Cemetery in Rye at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under Morris, O'Connor & Blute Funeral Homes in Yarmouth, Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to VNA Hospice Care of Cape Cod, 255 Independence Dr., Hyannis, Mass., 02601.

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