WATERTOWN, NY — Doris M. Smith, 94, Watertown, widow of Arthur P. Smith, Sr., passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, at the Hospice House on Gotham Street.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery. Calling hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday before the funeral service.
She was born Dec. 25, 1927, in Watertown, a daughter to Charles and Florence Martin Kiblin.
She married Arthur P. Smith in 1947. Following her marriage, Doris worked at a knitting mill in Watertown and for a few years later at Woolworths and the City of Watertown school district. Mr. Smith a retired inspector at the New York Air Brake passed away July 29, 2017.
Doris was a member of the VFW auxiliary.
She is survived by her sons, Arthur Jr. (companion Mel), Dennis Sr. (Sabrina) and Dennis Jr. (companion Elizabeth), grandson raised as a son; seven grandchildren, several great grandchildren and one great great grandson; five brothers and five sisters are surviving; nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Arthur, Sr., a son Ronald and two brothers and a sister.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County or to a Breast Cancer Awareness organization.
Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.