Bessie I. Mariano Smith
(November 10, 1906 - July 20, 1998)

Oneida Daily Dispatch 
Tue, Jul 21,1998 
Bessie I. Mariano Smith 
  Bessie I. Mariano Smith,91, a former resident of Canastota and of 202 
Washington Ave., died Monday, July 20,1998, in the Rome Nursing Home after 
being a patient there for the past several months. 
  She was born Nov.10, 1906, in Georgetown, the daughter of William and 
Flora Sawer. 
  She married Raymond "Big Jim" Mariano on Feb. 26, 1927, in Canastota. He 
died in 1958. She later married Charles Smith in 1965. He died in 1985. 
  She was a resident of Canastota for nearly 50 years and a resident of 
Oneida for the past 30 years. 
  Surviving are four sons, Ray Mariano of Georgetown, Frank Mariano of 
Binghamton, Dominick Mariano of Whitlaw and Vincent Mariano of Oneida; seven 
daughters, Dorothy Tornatore of Oneida, Mrs. Earl (Yolanda) Hasty of 
Syracuse, Carol Calhoun of Oneida, Mary Watts of Colorado, Rosaline Mariano 
of New Jersey, Margaret Corchado of Canastota and Mrs. Donald (Geraldine) 
Williamson of Peterboro; one sister, Mae Haitton of Georgetown; and several 
grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

Date: Thursday, September 23, 1999

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