LYON MOUNTAIN — Adrian F. "88" Smart, 84, of Route 374, Lyon Mountain, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.
He was born in Lyon Mountain, Aug. 6, 1922, the son of Alfred and Mary (Minnie) Smart.
Adrian worked for many years for Laborers Union Local 186. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 7215 in Lyon Mountain, Saranac Fire Department and St. Bernard's and St. Michael's Churches. He enjoyed watching old westerns, walking and watching ball games.
Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Leon and Rita Smart of Peru and Henry Smart of Lyon Mountain; one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Andrew Hemingway of Altona; six grandchildren, Lee Davis and wife Leanora of Jay, Andy Hemingway and wife Tara of Sciota, Ali Perrea and husband Cory of Mooers Forks, Amy Hemingway and fiancÃ© Scott Mallamuth of Altona, Aryn Hemingway of Altona and Ryan Matthew Smart of Beekmantown; seven great-grandchildren, Cassie, Chase, Brandi, Hannah, Lucas, Makayla and Hailey; one sister, Laura McNeil of South Glens Falls; one cousin, Rita Brown of Mechanicsville; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Loretta M. (Rabideau) Smart, whom he married June 5, 1948, at St. Michael's Church in Standish; two brothers, Leo Smart and Leonard Smart; and one sister, Dorothy Liberty.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Peru. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard's Church in Lyon Mountain. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Donations in Adrian's memory may be made to his family.