Eleanor J. Goldsmith

PINE PLAINS — Eleanor J. Goldsmith, 88, passed away at home on June, 17, 2018.

She was born on June 21, 1929, in Albany, N.Y., the daughter of the late Irene (Webb) and Michael Stehr.

Mrs. Goldsmith attended East Greenbush High School. 

She was a longtime member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Pine Plains. Eleanor enjoyed playing cards, ceramics, traveling and knitting. Her greatest enjoyment of all was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

On Dec. 25, 1949, at the First United Presbyterian Church in Pine Plains, she married Clifford Goldsmith. He survives at home.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Clifford Goldsmith Jr. and his wife, Susan Mann, of Lima, Ohio; a sister, Mary Webster and her husband, Robert, of Florida; two granddaughters, Tiffini Sellers and her husband, Billy Sellers, and Chandi Goldsmith and her husband, Michael Holt, both of Salisbury, N.C.; and four great-grandchildren, Bryanna, Leala, Madison and Taylor.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and Edward Stehr; and a sister, Ruth Pilch.

The funeral service and burial will be private.  

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to the Pine Plains Community Food Locker, 3023 Church St., Pine Plains, NY 12567. 

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