Robert E. Smith

unknown - November 13, 2012

Robert E. Smith, 86, of Baldwinsville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. Born in Chicago, IL, he graduated from Iowa State University with dual bachelor’s degrees in mechanical and industrial engineering. He was a Navy veteran of WWII and retired from General Electric in Syracuse. He was a member of the Baldwinsville First United Methodist Church and the Masons. He enjoyed boating, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Priscilla (Waitte); a daughter Nancy of Baldwinsville, NY; sons Richard of San Diego, CA and Mark( Lisa Peterson) of Mohnton, PA; grandson Erik Peterson- Smith of Mohntan, PA; a sister-in-law; several nephews and cousins.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Gates Funeral Home. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery, Baldwinsville. Calling hours: 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the funeral home, 29 W. Genesee Street, Baldwinsville.
Contributions may be made to the Baldwinsville First United Methodist Church, 17 W. Genesee Street, Baldwinsville, NY 13027.


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