Gloria Jean Smith, 77, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Carthage Center Nursing Home, surrounded by her devoted family.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 8th at 1:00 pm at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with Fr. Donald J. Manford officiating followed by burial in Hailesboro Cemetery. Calling hours are on Tuesday from 1:00 to 3:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
Gloria was born in Gouverneur on July 19, 1941, the daughter of Glen and Monibel Brown Cole.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed keeping her house tidy, gardening in the yard, spending time with friends and family on day trips or hosting parties and picnics, especially for her children and grandchildren. Gloria also enjoyed taking trips with her husband Gary and their friends to various states as well as canoe trips and outings to various local lakes. She was known to be an animal lover.
Gloria married Gary V. Smith on March 30, 1964 at St. James Catholic Church, Gouverneur with Msg. McCarthy officiating.
Gloria is survived by her husband Gary, her daughter Jamie H. and Kevin Wood, her son Glenn V. and Susan Smith, all of Harrisville, and her four grandchildren Cody Wood, Nathan Wood, Lauryn Smith, and Helen Smith. She is also survived by her sister Delores and Ronald Hartle of Fowler, brother Scott and Sharon Cole of Syracuse, and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents and two brothers Lawrence and Richard Cole.
Memorial donations in honor of Gloria are suggested to the Harrisville Vol. Fire Department.