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Carol A. (Raite) Smith

March 2, 1944 — December 13, 2020

Carol A. (Raite) Smith, 76, longtime resident of the Syracuse area, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.

Carol was a graduate of Solvay High School. She was employed by P&C, Tops Friendly Markets and was a waitress at several local restaurants for many years. She loved doing her greeting card ministry to help bring a smile and an encouraging word to others. Above all, she loved spending time with family and she especially adored her grandsons, who brought her great joy and laughter. She was a loving, kindhearted and thoughtful woman.

Carol was predeceased by her son, Timothy Clark; first husband, William Clark; and parents, John and Constance Raite.

Surviving are her husband, Larry; daughter, Kimberly (Daniel) Cost of Hopewell Junction; sisters, Laureen (Gerry) Mastronardi and Jacqueline (Scott) Mack, both of Camillus; grandsons, Tyler (Olivia) Cost and Kyle (Danielle DeFeo) Cost, both of Hopewell Junction; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be private for family. To view the live stream on Saturday, December 19 at 1:30 p.m., please click on Carol's Tribute Wall to view the webcast. Burial is at Greenlawn Cemetery in Warners.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Compassion International,
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