Lillian A. Smith

11/04/2014 12:43 PM |

Lillian A. Smith of Southold died Oct. 31, 2014, at Stony Brook University Hospital. She was 76. 

She was born Jan. 26, 1938, in Astoria, Queens, to William and Elizabeth (née Smith) Ardus and was a graduate of Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park.

On April 9, 1960 she married Donald B.J. Smith in Garden City.

For 21 years, she was a patent clerk for the law firm of Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser of Garden City.

From 1968 to 2002, she lived in Floral Park, at which time, she moved to Southold. Here, she was an active member and former deacon of First Presbyterian Church in Southold

Predeceased by her husband, she is survived by two sons, Donald of Manhattan and Mark (Kristine) of Southold; a brother, James Ardus of Floral Park; and two grandsons, Mark and Kirk.

The family received visitors Nov. 4 at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. Religious services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. Peter J. Kelley.

Memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 787, Southold, NY 11971.