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Jane R. (Ramsey) Smith

March 9, 1930 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 92)


Cobleskill- Jane R. Smith, 92, of Clinton Circle died on Friday, May 27, 2022, at Golden Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Kingston where she has resided for the past few months.

Born March 9, 1930, in Albany, Jane was the daughter of Elmer and Dorcas (Dudley) Ramsey. 

She was a graduate of Albany Business School and went on to be a bookkeeper with various local businesses.  She retired from Rua & Sons after several years as their bookkeeper.  Jane assisted her husband in the daily operations of their dairy farm in Sharon Springs for 18 years prior to moving to Cobleskill in 1991.

Jane was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church where she was a long-time member of the choir.  A quilter for many years, she was a member of the Peaceable Day Quilters in Cobleskill and the Quarter-inch Quilt Club in Schenevus.

Jane married Alfred E. Smith on September 30, 1950, and he predeceased her on February 7, 2009.  She was also predeceased by a son, Thomas Smith, on Oct. 24, 1957, and a brother, Donald Ramsey, who died February 2, 2009.

Forever treasuring their memories are her children: Michael Smith of Kingston, Mark Smith of Morrisville, Matthew Smith of Clifton Park, Patricia King of Madison, WI, Kathleen Mahar of Lake Elmore, VT, and Colleen Smith of Salisbury, VT; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11AM on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 138 Washington Ave., Cobleskill where a calling hour will precede the mass from 10AM to 11AM.  Inurnment will follow in Cobleskill Rural Cemetery.Celebrant will be Rev. Joseph Arockiasamy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jane’s memory to St. Vincent de Paul Church, 138 Washington Ave., Cobleskill, NY 12043.

Arrangements are entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill, NY.

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June 23, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Church (US, NY, Washington Ave, Cobleskill)

Memorial Mass
June 23, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Church (Washington Ave, Cobleskill)


St. Vincent de Paul Church
138 Washington Avenue, Cobleskill NY 12043

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