Tessie E. Smith

Smith-- Tessie E., 81, of North Troy, VT, passed away at her home on Friday, June 17, 2011 after a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport with Rick Shover officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, June 23, 2011 from noon until the hour of the funeral. Interment will take place at a later date in North Troy Village Cemetery. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the Oncology Department at North Country Hospital, 189 Prouty Drive, Newport,VT  05855, to the Ladies Auxillary Post 28, in care of Clara Mayhew, North Troy American Legion, 254 Dominion Ave., North Troy, VT  05859 or to Missisquoi Valley Ambulance, PO Box 131, Troy, VT 05868. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch-converse-rushford.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.

For her full obituary see Monday's Express.