November 24, 2018
Julia C. Smith, 99, formerly of Watertown and Syracuse passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018, in the nursing home unit at Lewis County General Hospital where she had resided for over four years.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, November 30, in Union Cemetery, Adams Center at 11 AM with Fr. Jonas Tandayu, MSC presiding. There are no calling hours or funeral and arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown.
Julia was born in Watertown on April 30, 1919, daughter of Charles J. and Ethel M. LaLone Danks and she attended Watertown schools. On January 28, 1941 she married Paul R. Smith in Sackets Harbor with Rev. Isaac W. Stokes officiating, and the marriage was blessed at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church on October 25, 1946.
She worked for the Hotel Syracuse for forty years and retired as the supervisor in the laundry. She attended the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse and was an animal lover.
Julia is survived by her brother and his wife, Darwin A. "Doc" and Torrie J. Danks, Watertown and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul, two brothers, Walter and Charles Danks, sister, Beulah Paige, and one set of twin brothers.
Online condolences may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.