ONEONTA - Claudia Barbara Naragon, 70, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 26, 2017.
Claudia was the wife of William "Bill" P. Naragon. Claudia and Bill shared 48 years of marriage together.
Claudia was born in Brooklyn. She was the daughter of Gerald T. and Barbara M. Smith.
She graduated from Cooperstown Central School and, in later years, became a certified purchasing agent. Claudia worked for various lawyers as a legal secretary and also worked for the City of Oneonta as a purchasing agent.
Claudia enjoyed numerous hobbies and activities such as flower gardening, jewelry design, gemstone cutting, collecting vintage jewelry, prospecting for gemstones and reading.
She cherished her children and grandchildren. Claudia put her family before herself and loved them very much.
She is survived by her husband, William P. Naragon; mother, Barbara M. Smith; brother, Truman R. Smith; sister, Loretta Kovatchitch; two children, William G. Naragon and Renee M. Wong; and five grandchildren, Isabella A. Naragon, Sophia R. Naragon, Julianna A. Naragon, Ares J. Wong and Jordan T. Wong.
At Claudia's request, there will be no funeral services or visiting hours. Her family will have a celebration of life in her memory.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Catskill area Hospice. Hospice made the latter part of Claudia's life comfortable and was very much appreciated by her family.
Online condolences to Claudia's family may be made by visiting www.grummonsfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.
Published on October 30, 2017