unknown - March 20, 2014
Betty Jane Smith, of Fairmount, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Crouse Hospital. “BJ”, as she was known, was born in Monmouth, IL. A lab technician for 25 years, she retired from Crouse Hospital.
Betty loved gardens and gardening and won many awards for her plants and flowers. A communicant and volunteer at Holy Family Church, she planned, planted and cared for the flowers beds around the church for several years. She was also an avid bridge player and enjoyed traveling with her husband.
Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Henry J. Smith; daughter, Eileen Smith of Billings, MT; sons, Edward of Webster, Nathaniel of Boston, MA, David of Chickamauga, GA and Andrew of Carrolton, TX; sister, Joan Welch of Lake Placid, FL; and grandchildren, Eric, Dana, Brianna, Cecilia, Felicity, Lucy, Cyprian and Abraham.
Relatives and friends called Wednesday, March 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.
Services were at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, March 27 at the funeral home and 10 a.m. in Holy Family Church where Rev. Richard P. Prior Jr. celebrated a funeral Mass. Burial was private.
Contributions may be made to Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Dr., Syracuse, NY 13219. Please share condolences at BuranichFH.com.