Cora N. Smart Sturge

Cora N. Smart Sturge, 87, of Phoenix, NY passed away on
Tuesday April 10, 2018 at Oswego Hospital, She was born in
the town of Sterling, NY on March 21, 1931 to her late parents
Jennie (Wilcox) and Henry W. O’Brien. Cora was a home health
aide under the Oswego Hospital’s program. She was a wonderful
care giver to the many people she served over several years.
Besides her parents, Cora was also predeceased by her first husband
Howard E. Smart; her second husband Elwood C. “Woody” Sturge;
her sister Mary Cardew; her two brothers Donald O’Brien and
Charles O’Brien;
Cora loved country music and was a singer and musician. She liked
to watch Syracuse University Basketball games. Cora was a beloved
wife, mother, and grandmother to her family.
Surviving are her children and their spouses, Charlie & Penny Smart,
Edwin and Linda Smart, Lester and Beth Smart, and Jennie Smart;
several grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two brothers and their spouses,
Richard and Shirley O’Brien, William and Linda O’Brien; one sister and her spouse,
Marjorie and Larry Robinson; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and
Calling hours and funeral services will be on Tuesday April 17, 2018
from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431
Main St., Phoenix, NY with the funeral service beginning at 7 p.m..
The Rev. Justin Hood will officiate the service.
Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family in Crown
Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, town of Kirkland Oneida County.

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