Dunkirk – Mary M. Smith Anderson, of Millerton and
Dunkirk, NY went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 20, 2017 at the age
Mary was born on July 4, 1930 in Newburgh, NY to the
late Misner and Mary Smith. She was predeceased in death by her beloved husband
Robert Anderson after 45 years of marriage. She is survived by her two
children, Stephen Anderson and his wife Stephanie of San Antonio, TX and Molly
Jenks and her husband Bob of Millerton; four grandchildren, Jenna and Riley
Anderson and Emma and Kelsey Jenks.
A longtime resident of Durkirk, Mary was an active
member of the First United Presbyterian Church. She served as church treasurer
for 38 years, Sunday school superintendent and teacher and as a Deacon in
addition to many other roles.
Mary loved spending time with her family, chatting
with friends, laughing, cooking, gardening, playing cards and she always wore a
smile. She was a loving and caring person, a devoted wife, mother and friend
who always thought of others first.
Funeral services and burial will take place at
Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, NY in the spring. A private memorial gathering
will be held in Millerton at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made
to the First United Presbyterian Church, 19 W. 4th Street, Dunkirk,
NY 14048 or Dunkirk-Fredonia Meals on Wheels, 200 Lake Shore Dr. West, Suite 3,
Dunkirk, NY 14048. Arrangements are under the direction of the Scott D. Conklin
Funeral Home, 37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY 12546. To send an online condolence
please visit www.conklinfuneralhome.com