Obituary of Wilma E. Goldsmith
Wilma E. Goldsmith of Medina entered into rest peacefully on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at the Martin-Linsin Residence in Albion.
Born in Brockville, NY on June 30, 1926, Wilma was the daughter of the late George and Ida (Di Laura) Vendetta. Wilma attended the Brockville School and graduated from Holley High School in 1944. An excellent math student, Wilma became a bookkeeper for the H.J. Heinz Co. in Medina and later assistant comptroller for Sigmamotor in Middleport and SIGMA in Medina. After retiring, Wilma worked part-time as a bookkeeper for Johnston’s Linens in Medina. Wilma was active with the Red Hat Society of Medina as well as the Senior Citizens of Western Orleans and Johnson Creek. Wilma enjoyed country music, travel, cooking, sewing, quilting, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.
She is predeceased by her husband, George H. Goldsmith on April 26, 2011, and sister, Kathryn (VanDetta) Meyer on January 29, 2014.
Survivors include her aunt, Josephine Paduano of Brockport; nephew, Eric Vandetta (fiancé Johnny Trust) of Albuquerque, NM; step-daughter, Dyann (Larry) Morgott of Medina; grandchildren, Michael Morgott of Powhatan, VA and Karen Morgott of Colden, NY; nephew, Colin Zimmerman of Medina; and niece, Debbie (George) Ames of Lockport.
Service announcement: Graveside committal service will be held on Friday, April 29th at 11am in West Ridgeway Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York at www.alz.org. Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina, NY 14103.
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