GOUVERNEUR – Ivy "Granny" M. Smith, age 67, of Gouverneur, passed away on February 19, 2022 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
Ivy will be buried in Riverside Cemetery in Gouverneur at a later date. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home in Gouverneur. Condolences may be shared online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.
Ivy was born on May 3, 1954 in Canton to the late Ralph and Hilda (Mack) Petrie. She attended school in Gouverneur and married Herbert L. Smith. Ivy's favorite color was purple and she enjoyed playing cards with her great-nephew, Joseph, playing on her tablet, and watching movies, especially Westerns. Ivy was a funny, outspoken person who loved her family.
Granny is survived by her husband, Herbert Smith, son, Scott Smith, sisters, Sheila Gonyea, Sandra Deacon, and Harriet Lashbrooks. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Ashley, Michael, Sheyanne, Scott, and Lyle, 5 great-grandchildren, Keagan, Carter, Ashlyn, Michael, and Lillian, nieces, Brandi, Carrie, Angel, and Madeline, and several great-nieces and nephews.
Ivy is predeceased by her parents, her daughter, Elizabeth Smith, a sister, Brenda Petrie, and brothers, Gilbert and Melvin Petrie.