Rachael W. "Rae" Smith, 71, a retired accounting clerk, died Monday (Oct. 13, 1997) in her Buffalo Avenue home after an illness of five years. She was under the care of Niagara Hospice.
A Niagara Falls native, Miss Smith was was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School. She retired in 1982 after a 24-year career as a clerk in the accounting department of Hooker Chemical Co.
Miss Smith also was a production worker and office clerk at the former Spirella Corp. and a receptionist in the office of the late Dr. Donald Ross.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Niagara Falls and its Rainbow Club; Niagara Falls Chapter 582, Order of the Eastern Star; and Occidental Retirees Club.
Services and burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston, will be private.