Ann Smith

Ann L. Smith

1931 - 2023

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Obituary of Ann L. Smith

Ann Louise Stanton Smith, 92 of Delhi, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, September 24, 2023 at Robinson Terrace following a short illness.

Born on May 17, 1931 in Newburgh, NY, Ann was the daughter of the late William Walter and Matilda (Tompkins) Stanton.

Ann was a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy and SUNY Delhi.

She married David H. Smith on September 8, 1956. David passed away in 2002.

Following graduation from SUNY Delhi, Ann began a career with the Delaware County Department of Social Services that spanned over 30 years. She was also a familiar face at the family business, Smith’s Jewelry Store in Delhi.  In the late 1980’s, she and her husband pursued their passion, transforming his family home into Parker House Gifts and Accessories in Delhi, the area’s premier gift store. shop

She was an active member of the Delhi Woman’s Club, the Delaware County Historical Association, and helped found what is now known as the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society.  Ann also was dedicated member, volunteer and participant in the United Ministry of Delhi choir. She also assisted at the United Ministry’s Delhi Food Bank.

Besides her husband, Ann was predeceased by her sister, Elizabeth Teague.

She is survived by her nephews and nieces and their families: Joel and Marilyn Smith, Philip and Kathy Teague, Robert, John and Steven Lee, and Andrew and Matthew Teague.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, October 6, 2023, at the United Ministry of Delhi, 1 Church Street, Delhi, NY.  Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery, Delhi.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Ann can be made to the United Ministry of Delhi or the Delaware County Historical Association.

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Memorial Service

1:00 pm
Friday, October 6, 2023
The United Ministry Church of Delhi
1 Church Street
Delhi, New York, United States