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SMITH, Helen M. (Miller)
SMITH - Helen M. (nee Miller) Age 89, passed away suddenly early Saturday, January 30, 2016 at her residence at Elderwood Assisted Living Facility in Hamburg, NY. Helen was born in St. Catharine's, Ontario, Canada on August 8, 1926, the only child of the late Harrison Miller and the late Edrie (nee Payne) Miller Nebrich. Helen was a registered Nurse who enjoyed a long career in pediatrics, labor and delivery and Utilization Review. She retired from Memorial Medical Center in Niagara Falls, NY. Helen was pre-deceased by her beloved husband, Claude E. Smith. She was the devoted mother of Claudia H. (John) Massett of Hamburg, NY, Bruce D. (Jacquelynn) Smith of Rio Vista, CA, William H. Smith of Niagara Falls, NY and Russell S. (Lucie) Smith of Elkridge, MD; also survived by siblings Thomas (Beth) Miller, Harry Miller, Millie Miller and James Miller. Helen was a beloved grandmother of six and great-grandmother of five. She will be remembered as a wonderful friend to many and a generous volunteer in her community. Interment will be at Riverside cemetery in Niagara Falls, NY. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Please provide your contact information (name and telephone number) to the KEVIN M. MASON FUNERAL HOME at (716) 362-0199 to be notified when the Memorial Service will be scheduled. Messages of sympathy may be shared online at www.kevinmmasonfuneralhome.com. Donations in Helen's memory may be made to the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Niagara Falls, NY or to All Saints Lutheran Church in Hamburg, NY.