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Cleo M. Smith

Cleo M. Smith, 95, of Springville passed away on March 29, 2018 at Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home in Springville.


Cleo was born in Holland on July 27, 1922 to the late Wilbert and Sadie (nee Montgomery) Hiller. She married Arthur Smith in Niagara Falls on Aug. 9, 1941. He passed away in 2000.

Cleo enjoyed sewing, baking, bingo and music activities. She was a member of the former Springville Grange and a member of the former Springville Baptist Church. She was a cafeteria manager at Springville-Griffith Institute.

In addition to her parents and husband, Cleo was preceded in death by a daughter Shirley; siblings Leslie, Clarence and Newell (Ella) Hiller.

Cleo is survived by a daughter, Linda Spaulding of Springville; granddaughter Jeanne (Daniel) Kessler; great-grandchildren Bradley, Erik and Jennifer; one niece and three nephews.

Funeral services were held from the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery, Springville.

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