Hope Smith

Obituary of Hope E. Smith

Cohocton Hope E. (Washburn) Smith, age 60, passed away peacefully at the Vincent House in Wayland on Friday, Febraury 7th, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. Hope was born on May 14th, 1959 in Wayland NY, a daughter of the late Robert Washburn and Betty (Fairbrother) Gonyea. Hope was a graduate of Wayland Central School and worked at the Gunlocke Company for several years in Wayland. She enjoyed reading and swapping paperback books with both of her sisters. Hope is survived by her son, MacKenzie Smith and his dad, Robert Smith; her sisters: Joan (John) Bernhard, Jane Sprague (Doug Lawrence); her brothers: Doug (Diane) Sick, David (Debbie) Sick, Donald (Sandy) Bartholomew, & Robert Washburn Jr.; many nieces, nephews & their extended families; and special friends: Larry & Carol Hammond. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to the Ann & Carl Meyers Cancer Center (111 Clara Barton St., Dansville NY 14437), Sully & the Ladies in Pink (9605 Nunda-Dalton Rd., Dalton NY 14836), Embrace Your Sisters (Box 322, Canandaigua NY 14424) or the Vincent House (Box 566, Wayland NY 14572).
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