Dolores "Dee" Pulver Smith, age 97, of Beaver Dams, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at home. She was born on March 31, 1920 in Geneva, the daughter of the late William E. and Winifred (Beebe) Pulver.
Dee was a teacher in local schools for many years including Beaver Valley and Seneca Falls. She retired from Corning Painted Post School District and she was a member of the VFW Post 524 in Corning and the American Legion Post 154 in Elmira Heights. Dee was a member of the Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Alfred and Dora Pulver of Florida, several nieces and nephews, special friends, Chris and Tim Putman, Debbie Pierri, and David Bonham all of Beaver Dams, and many friends and neighbors. Dolores was predeceased by her siblings, Marian Sands, Michael Pulver, William Pulver, Elsie Johnson, and Doris Wright.
Family and friends are invited to call at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 West Pulteney St., Corning on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. A celebration of Dee's life will follow there at 1:00 pm. Burial will take place at Second Milo Cemetery in Penn Yan at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to the Corning VFW Post #524, 218 Baker St., Corning, NY 14830.