Obituary of Geraldine Smith
Geraldine F. (Herrick) Smith, born March 9, 1937 passed away at her home on December 20, 2022 with her family by her side. Geraldine was a lover of the arts and attended The Students Art League that was located on 57th Street in New York City. When she was not spending time with her family she was painting, sketching or drawing. Geraldine also enjoyed traveling to the Caribbean Islands with her husband as well as skiing in the Colorado mountains.
She was known for her infectious joy and welcoming spirit.
Geraldine is survived by two sisters, Betty Hotaling and Barbara Eidt; her children, Cynthia Pfaff, Dyanne Smith, Gerrie Smith and Phillip (Lisa) Smith; her grandchildren Patrick Dunphy, Casey (Bret) McClean, Ashley Pfaff, Andrew, Carissa and Timothy Smith; her great grandchildren, Marley and Leo McClean as well as several nieces and nephews. Geraldine was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Andrew F. Smith, her daughter Deborah (John) Coll, her brother Gilford Herrick and by her son in law, George Pfaff.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2023 at Evergreen Cemetery, Fenner Street, Cazenovia. Flowers may be delivered to Michael E. Brown Funeral Services, 2333 Fenner Road in Cazenovia. Contributions in Geraldine’s memory may be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 12 Mill St., Cazenovia, NY 13035. Condolences for the family may be left at www.michaelebrownfuneralservices.com