ROTTERDAM – Scott R. Smith, 27, of Rotterdam, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 23, 2011. Scott was born in Albany and raised in Canton, Binghamton, and Cortland. He was a graduate of Cortland High School, and was trained as an electrician through the electrical unions in Albany and El Paso, TX. He then was employed by Electrical Staffing, Inc.
Scott is survived by his wife Buffy Little-Smith; his father Richard D. Smith of Rotterdam; his grandparents Elizabeth and Edwin Combs; his sister Tiffany Smith of Albany; and by several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his mother Debora Ann Nicklas Smith in 2008.
Calling hours will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Thursday from 4-8 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Services and interment will be held privately at Memory’s Garden, Colonie, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. To leave a message of condolence for the family, send a sympathy card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.