August 29, 2013

Dwight J. Smart

ALTONA- — Mr. Dwight J. Smart, 48, of the Duley Road, Altona, N.Y., passed away suddenly Monday, August 26, 2013, at the CVPH Medical Center.

He was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on May 27, 1965 the son of Carlton and Hortense Hope (Miller) Smart.

Dwight was employed at Rusty Creek Farm. He enjoyed cooking for parties, camping, producing maple syrup, putting on fireworks display, and jokingly harassing family and friends.

Dwight was predeceased by his father; his paternal grandparents, Emery and Edwina Granny Smart; and his maternal grandparents, Emmett and Emma Miller.

He is survived by his wife, Jacqulin Jackie Smart of Altona; his mother, Hortense Hope Smart of Altona; his stepchildren, Michelle Drollette and her husband Emmett of Plattsburgh, Frances Minckler and her husband Scott of Ocala, Fla., Rebecca Chauvin and her husband Andre of Plattsburgh; a sister, Sandra Layhee and her husband Richard of Dannemora; two brothers, Dwayne Smart and his wife Melanie of Altona, David Smart and his wife Kelly of Altona; his uncle, Lyman Gilbert Miller and his wife Shirley of Chazy Lake; his step grandchildren, Montana, Thomas, Hailee, Zachary, Kellen, Aidan, Wyatt and Liam; several nieces, nephews, great- nieces, great-nephews and cousins also survive him.

Calling hours will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2013, at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY, 12901. A funeral service will follow with the Rev. Gilbert Boisvert officiating. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Holy Angel's Church. Interment will follow at Holy Angel's Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY, 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at

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