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Friday, October 15, 2021

Donald K. Smith, 82, of 205 West Pine Street, Olean, NY

Donald K. Smith

Donald K. Smith, 82, of 205 West Pine Street, Olean, NY passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at the Olean General Hospital following a lengthy illness. 

Born on November 12, 1938 in Cuba, he was the son of Stearns and Irene Rork Smith. Don married the former Mary Murphy on February 1, 1974 in Obi, Mrs. Smith survives.

Don was a graduate of the Richburg Central School class of 1956. He started his banking career at Manufacturer Hanover Bank in Olean, later was the Manager of the North Star Bank in Cuba, and retired from the Five Star Bank in Cuba in 2002. 

Don was a Social Member of the Cuba American Legion Post 655 and St. Stephens Club Olean. He was an avid outdoorsman for many years enjoying his camp, hunting in the fall and snowmobiling in the winter with friends.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three children, Matthew (Anne Sequerth) Smith, Olean, Coleen (Randy) Bump, Cuba and Benjamin Smith, Roswell, GA; three granddaughters, Rachelle, Breanna and Alyssa; one great-granddaughter Chloe; four sisters, twin sister Donna (Tom) Appleby, Allegany, Phyllis Maxson, Friendship, Jean Feaster, Emmett, Idaho and Sue Klick, Sebastapol, CA and several nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Dons wishes there will be no prior services. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bolivar.

Memorials may be made to Cattaraugus County SPCA, 2944 Route 16N, Olean, NY 14760, SPCA serving Allegany County, Box 181, Belmont, NY 14813 or Cuba Library, 39 East Main Street, Cuba, NY 14727.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc., Bolivar.

Schaffner Funeral Home

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