Henrietta F. Smith
January 22, 1922 – August 17, 2019
Henrietta F. Smith “Edie” (nee Kieft) of East Aurora, NY entered into heaven August 17, 2019 at age 97 after a short illness. She was the daughter of the late Egbert and Marie Kieft (Wildebar) of Buffalo and Hamburg. She was the loving wife of over 70 years to the late Carl “Dutch” Smith. She is survived by her children, Richard (Carol) Smith , Terry (late Carol) Smith, Cora (Robert) Beyer, Tod Smith, and Tina (Michael) Nowicki. She was blessed with 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Sister of Dora (late Andrew) Kruly and was predeceased by her siblings, Henry (late Jean) Kieft, Elsie (late George) Harding, Marie (late William) Hartmans. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was born in South Buffalo, where she was a graduate of South Park High School in 1939. She loved high school business school, track and dancing. Later, she worked for Grants department store. She and Carl were South Buffalo sweethearts, who married in 1942. Her later passions included family, church, cooking, gardening, picnics, dancing, pets, animals and politics. She was a very active member of the First Presbyterian Church in East Aurora. The family will be present on Thursday from 4-8 PM at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME 784 Main Street, East Aurora, NY. Funeral Services will be held on Friday at the First Presbyterian Church of East Aurora at 10AM. Please assemble at the church. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined, if desired, contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, the Erie Co. SPCA or the VFW. Online condolences may be shared at www.woodfh.com
- Visitation Thursday, August 22, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, August 23, 2019
Henrietta F. Smith
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August 25, 2019
I am so sad to hear of Aunt Eddie's passing. I remember fondly running in to her and Tina in spring times past at Lisa's Greenhouse as we all enjoyed choosing plants/flowers for our homes.
August 23, 2019
Jenn and family, I am sending you all my heartfelt condolences.
August 21, 2019
We want to let you know we appreciated your mother. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
August 19, 2019
Bless you Mrs.Smith you lived a full and long life.
Considering the thoughtful,decent and warm human being that is your son, Tod, you were also an extraordinary Mother.
I bet that was your favorite role. Godspeed Henrietta you did well and now can Rest In Peace.