Rose S. Smith

Rose S. Smith age 88 died on Saturday March 17, 2018 at Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic.

Friends may call on Monday March 19, 2018 from 4-7pm at the Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday March 20, 10:30am at St. Francis Church in Phelps with Father Peter VanLieshout officiating. Private burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. 

It is requested that memorial donations be made to St. Francis Church 12 Hibbard Avenue Clifton Springs, NY 14432.

Mrs. Smith was born on April 13, 1929 the daughter of the late Peter and Ruby Bonnell Sinack. She was a memeber of St. Francis Church. Mrs. Smith worked at Silver Floss Saurkraut Factory in Phelps for many years. She later went to work at Parker-Hanafin in Lyons from where she retired. She enjoyed knitting,  crocheting, handy arts, painting, gardening and camping with her family.


She is survived by her children Alan J. (Beverly) Smith of Tyre

Lynn E. Smith of Canandaigua

Gary K. (Lori) Smith of Lyons

Rebecca (Mark) Van Gorder of Oaks Corners

4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren

Sister Florence (Louis) White of Phelps

Brother Walter “Butch” (Patricia) Sinack of Phelps

Sister in law Edith Sinack of Newark

Many nieces and nephews

She was predeceased by her husband Jackie who died in 2016. Sisters Helen DeRuyter and Loretta Backus 

Brother Richard Sinack