Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007

Loretta Smith

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Loretta Ann (Minard) Smith, 59, of Elkton, formerly of Garrett County, died of a heart attack on Aug. 11, 2007, in Delaware.

Born Dec. 4, 1948, in Washington, D.C., she was a daughter of the late Cecil W. and Yvonne Minard.

She was the wife of Richard N. Smith for 38 years.

Mrs. Smith was a 1968 graduate of Richard Montgomery High School.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a son, Travis W. Smith and wife Kimberly of Deer Park; two sisters, Elizabeth Peake of Smithsburg, and Susan Latos and husband Robert of Gaithersburg; two brothers, Michael Minard of Rockville and Robert Minard and wife Alexa of Twinbrook; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Phillip Minard of Frederick.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the home of Susan and Robert Latos, 23050 Wildhunt Drive in Gaithersburg.