Clara Smith

Obituary of Clara L. (Klatt) Smith

Albion: Clara L. Smith, 95, passed away peacefully February 24, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 30, 1924 in Kent, NY a daughter of the late Carl and Luella (Houseman) Klatt. She was a devoted member of the East Shelby Community Bible Church and enjoyed attending Old Tyme Day. Clara at one time owned and operated Sunny view Beauty Shop on W. Lee Rd. and later in life worked at Rochester Products. Clara enjoyed traveling, playing Euchre, BINGO, the casino, talking on telephone and going out to lunch. She loved cooking and serving a big meal to anyone who came to sit at the table and of course everyone will remember her Minced Meat Pie, which was her specialty. Most of all, Clara will be remembered for her heart of gold. Clara was predeceased by her husband Clark, brothers William, Albert, Arthur, Francis, Walter Klatt; sister Viola Hernburger and grandson Kyle Scott Hodgins. She is survived by her children, Sherman (Kathleen) Smith, Shirley Smith, Sheila Smith and Sandra (Kenneth) Snyder; 16 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Laura Organisciak; special care giver Mike “Nick” Arnold and several nieces, nephews, cousins. The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Avenue, Albion on Thursday February 27, from 2:00-4:00pm. Clara’s Memorial Service will be held at East Shelby Community Bible Church 5278 E. Shelby Rd. Medina, Saturday March 7, at 11:00am. Memorials may be made to the family.

Calling Hours

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes - ALBION
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471

Memorial Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, March 7, 2020
East Shelby Community Bible Church
5278 East Shelby Rd.
Medina, New York, United States
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