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Ann Marie (Sweet) Smith

November 10, 1936 ~ May 16, 2018 (age 81)

WATERTOWN, NY- Ann Marie Smith, 81, lost her long battle with legionnaires disease in the early morning hours of May 16, 2018.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont, NY.

Ann was born on November 10, 1936 in Watertown where she was a longtime resident.  When she is thought of, she will be remembered for her thoughtful, kind, caring, generous, and loving person. 

Ann was a homemaker who liked to play Bingo, crocheting, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband George Smith Sr., her parents Nial and Marie Lattimore Sweet, her two sons David and Timothy Smith, her sisters Nyla Cleaver, Lucy Sander, her brothers Nial Sweet, Clifford Sweet, Earl Sweet, her sister-in-law Edith Sweet, and brother-in-laws Bud Fleming and Ernie Forkell.

Ann is survived by three sons Douglas (Sherry) Smith of Watertown, George (Nina) Smith Jr. of Three Mile Bay, Daniel (Kathy Rushlow) Smith of Dexter and two daughters Christine (Robert) Watters of Watertown and Lori (John) Bingham of Biloxi, Mississippi. Also, a brother Victor Sweet of Dempfers, Virginia and sisters Flora (Jane) Fleming of Clayton, Linda Helmer of Rome, Donna Forkell of Watertown and sister-in-law Mavis Sweet of Watertown.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Northern New York for providing our mother comfort, respect, and dignity until her passing.

There will be a memorial service Friday, May 18 at 3:30 PM at the funeral home at 12007 State Route 12E Chaumont, NY 13622. A private family burial will be at a later date.

The family requests any donations to please be sent to Hospice of Jefferson County at 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY, 13601.

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Donations may be made to:

Hospice of Jefferson County
1388 Gotham Street, Watertown NY 13601

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