May W. Cardaciotto Smith,
93, of Hamilton passed away Sunday, November
19, 2017, at Hamilton Grove Healthcare,
Born in Brooklyn, NY, she also lived in
Staten Island, NY for a short time, then
moved to the Trenton area. May was a
Graduate of Hamilton High School West Class
of 1943 and was retired from Hahne’s
Department Store at Quaker Bridge Mall,
Lawrenceville, where she worked for 14
She was married to the late Paul S.
Cardaciotto for 32 wonderful years until his
passing in 1981. May was a devout member of
Pearson Memorial United Methodist Church
where she met and married her second
husband, Orton B. Smith of Hamilton, in 1984
until his passing in 1994.
May was a dedicated dog lover and cherished
her dogs love and companionship. She loved
to sing in choirs, with her favorites being
hymns, classical and popular music. She
enjoyed ballroom dancing and became an avid
crafter in her later years.
Predeceased by her parents John and Florence
Willett, her sister Ruth Pennington, and her
husbands, Paul S. Cardaciotto and Orton B.
Smith, she is survived by her daughter Joyce
A. Cardaciotto and her son David P.
Cardaciotto, and many nieces, nephews,
cousins and dear friends.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, November
28, 2017, at 11 AM at Kingston & Kemp
Funeral Home, 260 White Horse Ave., Hamilton
Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre
Cemetery, Cedar Lane, Hamilton.
Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday
from 9 to 11 AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to Hamilton Township Animal
Shelter and Adoption Center, 2100 Sylvan
Ave., Hamilton, NJ 08610.