Friday, October 12, 2012

Smith, Ruth Wright 1909-1935 Pittsfield Obituary

Smith, Ruth Wright 1909-1935 Pittsfield Obituary

Pittsfield Young Woman
Dies Suddenly at Home

New Lisbon, June 24---Mrs. Ruth Smith, aged 26, died suddenly at her home in Pittsfield this morning at 9 o'clock, after about 12 hours illness. Her infant son also died.
The funeral will be held at the family home Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be in Union cemetery at Edmeston.
Ruth Wright was the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gad Wright of Pittsfield, and was born April 20, 1909. She was united in marriage to Harold Smith at Garrattsville March 31, 1928, and most of her life was spent at New Berlin and Pittsfield.
She was a graduate of Oneonta High school in the class of 1927. After her graduation, she held a position for a time in the N. Y. O. & W. station at New Berlin. A young woman of many endearing ways, she was held in the highest esteem by all who knew her.
Besides her husband, she leaves two small children, Howard, aged five, and Norman, aged three; her parents; one sister, Mrs. nelson Joy, and a brother, Frank Wright, bot of Pittsfield; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Pittsley, also of Pittsfield; and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

Second Obituary: Mrs. Harold Smith

Mrs. Ruth Wright Smith, 26, died suddenly Monday morning, June 24, 1935, at her home in Pittsfield.
She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gad Wright, born in Pttsfield, April 20, 1909. She married Harold Smith, Garrattsville, March 31, 1928, and had resided in New Berlin and Pittsfield practically all her life. She was graduated from Oneonta High School in 1928 and worked for the N. Y. O. & W. station at New Berlin.
Besides her husband and parents she leaves two children, Howard and Norman; one sister, Mrs. Nelson Joy; one brother, Frank Wright, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Laverne Pittsley, Pittsfield. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon from the family home at 2 p. m. 

Clipping from 1929:  Birth of a Son:  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Smith received announcement Tuesday of the arrival of a baby boy, born Tuesday morning to their son and Daughter-in-law,  Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith at New Berlin.  The mother was formerly Miss Ruth Wright of this place.  Their many friends extend congratulations. 

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