DeBary, Fla. — Alice M. Smith, 79, formerly of Plattsburgh, raised on the Ratta Road in Chazy, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, after a long illness.
She is survived by her two brothers, Joe Ratta of Chazy and Henry Ratta of Plattsburgh; her only child, Diane Wheeler of DeBary, Fla.; by her two granddaughters, Tammy Forget of Irish Settlement Road, Plattsburgh and Kim Wells of Wellington, Fla.; and by her two great-granddaughters, Leah Forget and Courtney Wells.
Alice was predeceased by her twin sister, Elsa Rivers, in December 2001.
Alice traveled between New York and Florida for several years. She was an avid bowler, billiard player and enjoyed deep sea fishing.
Alice and her former husband, Floyd Smith, established and ran the Isle View Motel on the Lake Shore Road, Plattsburgh.
A memorial service will be held at St. Juliana's Church, West Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at noon.