Louise Ellen (Hutzell) SmithNovember 20, 1924 ~ June 12, 2019 (age 94)
Louise Ellen (Hutzell) Smith, 94, died on Wednesday, June 12 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Charles Ralph Smith. Born November 20, 1924 in Frederick, she was the daughter of Austin Milford Hutzell and Ella Louise (Delauter) Hutzell.
Louise was a member of the Frederick Church of the Brethren. She was a lifelong resident of Frederick County, growing up in the Ijamsville and Frederick area. Louise and Ralph were married June 29, 1946 in Adamstown. They had a dairy farm in New Market which is now a county park. Louise worked for Sears in Frederick in the catalog department; the Riggs Sanitarium caring for patients; and as a telephone operator and later a supervisor for AT&T.
Surviving are one son, Charles Philip Smith and wife, Carol; one daughter, Carolyn Louise Pollatos and husband, John; four grandchildren, Ronald Wade Thompson, Jr., Brandon William Pollatos, Andrew Philip Smith and Anna Rebecca (Smith) Ridgely; and 4 great-grandchildren, Joseph, Madalyn, Damien and Christopher; a great-great granddaughter, Evelyn Thompson; one sister, Paulina Virginia (Hutzell) Burgee; one brother, Leslie Upton Hutzell; three nephews, C. Wayne Smith, C. Thomas Smith and Gene Burgee; one niece, Leslie Ann (Hutzell) Eyler.
The family will receive friends on Monday, June 17, from 6 - 8 pm at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 18 at 11:00 am in the chapel of the funeral home. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Fred Bernhard. Serving as pallbearers will be Ronald Thompson, Jr., Andrew Smith, Allan Eyler, Jeffery Eyler, Tim O’Toole, and John Elliott. Honorary pallbearers are C. Wayne Smith and Gene Burgee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Frederick Church of the Brethren “Memorial Fund,” 201 Fairview Avenue, Frederick, MD 21701.