Funeral services for Donald C. Smithers, age 81, of Ogdensburg will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Frary Funeral Home, with Rev. Walter Smith officiating.
Burial will be in Campbell Cemetery following the funeral services.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM at Frary Funeral Home on 515 Caroline Street.
Mr. Smithers passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Rome Memorial Hospital in Rome, NY.
Mr. Smithers is survived by one son, Randy of Rome, New York, and many nieces and nephews.
Donald was predeceased by one brother, Merle Smithers.
Mr. Smithers was born on November 6, 1931 in Ogdensburg, the son of Jay and Edith (Thompson) Smithers.
Donald attended local schools. Donald married Phyllis LaMere on August 1, 1956 at Madrid Presbyterian Church. She predeceased him July 31, 2002.
Donald served in the Korean Conflict in the United States Army. Mr. Smithers worked at Rome Development Center as a safety officer and retired in 1986. He also worked part-time as a school bus driver at Sylvan Beach. After their retirement they moved back to Ogdensburg.
Mr. Smithers was a member of the VFW in Ogdensburg and enjoyed old cars and tractors as well as reading and spending time outdoors.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015, Watertown, NY
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