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Rose M Bennett Smith

Southold, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Death 7 Apr 1965 (aged 83)
Greenport, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Southold, Suffolk County, New York, USA
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Daughter of Thomas Henry BENNETT and Mary Ann TURNER, m. George W SMITH


Rose M Smith, widow of George W Smith, well known contractor builder in Southold, passed away on April 7th 1965 at the Eastern Long Island Hospital following a long illness. She was born in Southold, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Turner Bennett on Aug 2, 1881. Mrs Smith was a sixty-year member of the Southold Grange, a charter member of the Griswold-Terry-Glover Post American Legion Auxiliary, a forty-year member of the Home Bureau (now Home Extension), member of the Southold-Peconic Hospital Auxiliary and a member of the Southold Historical Society. She was very active in civic affairs and a wonderful homemaker and mother.

Mrs Smith is survived by a daughter Marion King; and three sons, Daniel, Herbert and William, all of Southold; two sisters, Mrs Frank Gagen and Mrs Agnes Tilley; and a brother Arthur Bennett; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A Requiem Mass was offered at St Patrick's R C Church on Saturday, April 10th and interment was in the family plot, Southold, under the direction of the DeFriest Funeral Homes.

Published in The Long Island Traveler-Mattituck Watchman on Apr 29, 1965 p5

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rose M Bennett Smith (2 Aug 1881–7 Apr 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100008700, citing Willow Hill Cemetery, Southold, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Joy Ann Strasser (contributor 46565016) .