Pauline Y. Smith


WEST PARIS – Mrs. Pauline “Polly” Y. Smith, 87, of Ledgeview Living Center, West Paris, died Saturday, Jan. 6, following a short illness.

She was born in Boston, Mass., on Feb. 26, 1919, the daughter of Robert M. and Mary A. Young. She grew up in West Paris and graduated from West Paris High School in 1936.

She worked at B. E. Cole Shoe Shop and Stone’s Drug Store in Norway.

She enjoyed dancing and going out to eat with her friends.

She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Walden (Eleanor) Noose of Springfield, Mo., and Mrs. George “Buster” (Susan) Downing of Minot; three half-brothers, James, Robert and Paul Young; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; sister, Alice Smith; daughter, Mary Hennessey; son, Robert D. Smith Jr.; and granddaughter, Lisa (Noose) Luttrell.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Ledgeview for their care and kindness during her stay.