William Henry "Billy" Smrtic

William H. "Billy" Smrtic, age 66, of Gloversville, died Thursday evening, August 4, 2022 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville.

He was born July 19, 1956 in Gloversville, the son of the late William and Vivian (Brower) Smrtic. He served in the US Army and was later employed by Pearl Leather and several other facilities in the area. He loved the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting.

Billy is survived by his sons, Jason Smrtic and Greg Calhoun; four sisters, Sharon Zabawczuk, Linda Elmore, Julie Hilton and Wendy Lyons; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Clarice (Calhoun) Smrtic and a brother, Frank Ripple.

Private interment will take place at the convenience of the family at Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Fulton County Regional SPCA, Inc. P.O. Box 1274 Gloversville, NY 12078.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.

Online condolences to the family may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com