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Joan Elter Smith

December 2, 1935 — December 29, 2022

Joan Elter Smith of Chester, New York, passed away on December 29, 2022, a 55-year resident of the area. The daughter of John & Lulu Elter, she was born on December 2, 1935, in New York, New York, and was predeceased by her husband, James D. Smith, her son John D. Smith, and her brother John Elter.
Joan married Jim Smith on April 10, 1955, in Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Inwood, NY.Joan is survived by her children James and his wife Denise Smith of Chester, NY, Joanne and her husband Gene Iannuzzi of Greenville, NY, and Jeanne and her husband Tom McGuigan of Chester, NY, as well as her son John Smiths companion Jackie Matuszewski. Joan is also survived by her grandchildren Justin Smith & Trixie, Gene & Kaitlyn Iannuzzi, Jamee Smith & Andrew, Vincent & Lindsay Iannuzzi, and Nicholas & Laura Iannuzzi. Joan is survived by her great-grandchildren Gene, Keegan, Cameron, Lia, Caleb, Olivia, & Luke, as well as her sister-in-law Peggy Downing & Brother-in-law Terry & Pat Elter.A private family visitation will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2023, between the hours of 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Inc., located at 3 Hudson Street, Chester, NY 10918.
All are welcome to attend the Graveside Services with Burial, which will follow at Orange County Veterans Cemetery at 111 Craigville Road, Goshen, NY 10924, at 1:00 PM.
Thomas & Brendan Flynn and Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Center staff are providing funeral care.

When: Thursday, January 5, 2023 1:00pm
Location: Orange County Veterans Cemetery
Address: 111+Craigville+Road Goshen NY+10924

When: Thursday, January 5, 2023
Location: Orange County Veterans Cemetery
Address: 111+Craigville+Road Goshen NY+10924

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