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Judith A. Smith

June 20, 1948 ~ August 28, 2022 (age 74)


Judith A. Smith, 74, of Fort Wayne passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022. Born on June 20, 1948 in Syracuse, NY, she was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and served as a Eucharistic Minister for the Sick, and was a member of the Mary, Martha, and Lazarus Prayer Group and Small Christian Community. She was also a member of the Aboite Library Food Club and Encore. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, James; three daughters, Melissa McGinnis of East Syracuse, NY, Michelle VanWaldick of Rodman, NY, and Marcia Smith of Syracuse, NY; and grandchildren Michael and Armella VanWaldick.  Judy was deeply loved and will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, September 2, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 10700 Aboite Center Road, with calling hours beginning at 9:30 am prior to the services. Services will be live streamed at St Elizabeth’s website:   (once on the site, scroll down and click on “Streamspot”).  The livestreaming will begin about 15 minutes before the beginning of mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Golisano Center for Special Needs, with checks written to Upstate Foundation, 750 East Adams St.  CAB 326, Syracuse, NY 13210.  

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September 2, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial
September 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church

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