Rosemary's Story

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Rosemary Ann (Brawn) Smith, lifelong resident of Wilson, passed September 26, 2016 at her home, with her family at her side, while under Niagara Hospice Care. Born July 13, 1943 in Niagara Fall, NY, she was a daughter of the late Thomas B. and Beatrice (Schuman) Brawn.
She is a 1961 graduate of Wilson High School and attended Niagara County Community College, then Buffalo Nursing School where she earned her Registered Nursing degree. Rosemary worked for Newfane Hospital for several years in the Emergency Room and Operating Room. She also did home care nursing and was active in 4 H, St. Peter's Church and the School PTL at Northridge. She met and married William G. Smith on September 28, 1973. Rosemary enjoyed camping and fishing at the Sothern tier cottage in West Almond and liked to go out to dinner and for car rides with her mother.
Surviving are husband, William G. Smith of Wilson; son, Karl T. Smith of Lewiston; and David Tubridy, a great family friend; brother, Larry (Muriel) Brawn of Anderson, SC; sister, Renee (James) Reynolds of Lockport. Also survived by nieces nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM on Friday in the Hamilton and Clark Funeral Home, 270 Young Street, Wilson. Funeral Services will be on Saturday at 11 AM in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Northridge.
Memorial contributions to St. Peter's Lutheran Church.
Published on September 29, 2016
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