George Smith
George Smith

Obituary of George P. Smith

George P. Smith age 90, died on Thursday September 2, 2021 at his home. Friends may call on Wednesday (Sept 8) from 4-6pm at the Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps. Burial will be held on Thursday (Sept 9) 10am at East Palmyra Cemetery with Military Honors. It is requested that memorial contributions be made to the Newark Elks Lodge #1249 223 South Main Street Newark NY 14513. George was born on March 19, 1931 in Lyons, NY the son of the late Coral and Elizabeth Schwab Smith. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. George retired from Fold-Pak in Newark. George owned and operated George Smith Backhoe Service for over 25 years. He also was a grave digger for 7 area cemeteries. George always had a cigar in his mouth when he was operating his tractor. He was a member of the Newark American Legion and the Newark Elks Lodge. And enjoyed wintering in Florida for many years. George is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Doris Smith of Newark Daughter Cheryl (Charles) Brownell of Phelps. Grandson Tim (Katie Spencer) Shove of Newark Step-granddaughters Lynn and Dana Adams of Newark Tiphanne Crudele of Florida Desiree Brownell of Ontario Step-Great and great-great grandchildren. Nephew Steve (Sally) Ridley of Kentucky
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Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Cheney Funeral Home
70 Main Street
Phelps, New York, United States
(315) 548-4241


10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday, September 9, 2021
East Palmyra Cemetery
Whitbeck Road
Palmyra, New York, United States
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