Helen E. Smith 92 of Cortland passed away September 5, 2010 in Cortland Regional Medical Center. Helen was born October 7, 1917 in Enosburg, VT the daughter of the late Frederick H. and Lena May Davis Eldred.
She had been employed as an educator and supervisor of student teachers at SUNY Cortland. Helen is survived by her son Bruce (Mary Walter) Smith of Cortland, and her step son David (Lorraine) Smith of Carmel, NY.
In addition to her parents Helen was predeceased by her husband Merton C. Smith.
Graveside services will be held in Enosburg, VT.
Anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution in Helens name is asked to consider the Helen S. Smith Award Fund, c/o of the Cortland College Foundation PO Box 2000, Cortland NY 13045 or the Charity one ones choice.
Wright-Beard Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements
To offer on line condolences visit www.wright-beard.com
Dr. Smith was my professor for Introduction to Teaching in 1970. She was kind, witty, encouraging and an inspiration to me. I kept in contact with her throughout my teaching career. I know that God put her in my path at SUNY Cortland. I'm sorry for your loss!
Joyce Mowry Bliss
Our deepest sympathies Cortland Area Retired Teachers' Association Teachers' Association
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