Obituary photo of Dale Smith, Rochester-NY
In Loving Memory of

Dale J. Smith

1929 - 2019
Obituary photo of Dale Smith, Rochester-NY
In Loving Memory of

Dale J. Smith

1929 - 2019

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
2636 Ridgeway Ave
Rochester, NY  14626
585-453-9550
Service:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 1:00pm
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
2636 Ridgeway Ave
Rochester, NY  14626
585-453-9550
Interment:
Garland Cemetery
West Ridge Road, Clarkson, New York
Dale J. Smith life story
New Comer - Westside Location (585-453-9550) is assisting the family
Dale J. Smith Life story video
HILTON, NY - Passed away suddenly on March 14th at age 89. Survived by his children, Cindy Lee (Stan) Palmer of Hilton and Stephen Craig (Ella) of Parker, CO; along with many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Sidney and Marion Smith of Hamlin; brother, Howard; twin brother, Duane; and two wives, Alice and June.

Dale served in the Unites States Army from December 1950 to September 1952. He was a member of the 24th and 25th Infantry Divisions that served in battle during the Korean War. He received the Combat Infantry Badge and two Purple Hearts for his service. He completed his service as a drill instructor at Indian Town Gap and was Honorably Discharged from the U.S. Army with the rank of Corporal. Dale was employed by Eastman Kodak for 37 years, Building 30 Kodak Park. Post retirement he worked for Brockport School District as a bus driver and monitor assistant on the special needs bus. Dale served 23 years in public service to the residents of Hamlin, three years as building inspector, four years as assessor, and sixteen years as a four term town councilman. He was a lifetime member of the Hamlin Fire Department, a member of VFW Post 6703 in Hamlin and was a past commander of the post from 1985 to 1987. Dale became a self taught guitar player in his sixties. He enjoyed playing at Hamlin's United Methodist Church and Hilton East assisted living center.


In lieu of flowers please make a charitable donation to these organizations Dale supported.

Hamlin United Methodist Church
1742 Lake Rd N.
Hamlin, New York 14464

Hamlin Fire Department
1658 Lake Rd N
Hamlin, New York 14464
Click To Donate

Patriot Guard Riders of NY
PGRNY
Attn: Treasurer
PO Box 637
Wappingers Falls, New York 12590
Click To Donate

Folds of Honor Foundation
Department 13
Tulsa, OK 74182
Click To Donate
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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
2636 Ridgeway Ave
Rochester, NY  14626
585-453-9550
Service:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 1:00pm
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
2636 Ridgeway Ave
Rochester, NY  14626
585-453-9550
Interment:
Garland Cemetery
West Ridge Road, Clarkson, New York
Dale J. Smith life story
New Comer - Westside Location (585-453-9550) is assisting the family

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