Ellis H. Smith, 65, of McKinley Street, Lake Placid, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont.
Mr. Smith was born Oct. 25, 1948, in Saranac Lake, the son of the late Arnold E. and the late Loretta (Charland) Smith.
He was employed as a carpenter by Local 186, Plattsburgh. Ellis loved to play cards and play cribbage. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by two children: David Smith of Lake Placid and Marcy Smith of Cadyville; two brothers: Nelson Smith of Poland, New York, and Philip Smith of Tupper Lake; one sister, Beverly Martin of Jackson, New Jersey; four grandchildren: Jeremiah, Chloe, Emma and Kayleigh; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 26 at the M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home, Lake Placid, followed by a funeral service at 6 p.m. The Rev. John Yonkovig will officiate. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 27 in the St. Agnes Cemetery in Lake Placid.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation.
Relatives and friends are invited to "light a candle" and share a story or leave online condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.