Louise Helen Shellhouse Smith, 67


Louise Helen Shellhouse Smith, 67, of 212 Greeley St., Bear Lake, went to be with her God on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, after a short illness at Hamot Medical Center in Erie.

She was born June 9, 1942, in Pittsfield, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Thelma (Gray) Shellhouse.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert “Bobby” Shellhouse; and her father-in-law, Merritt Smith.

Louise is survived by her husband of 48 years, Randall M. Smith, whom she married Sept. 2, 1961, in Bear Lake.

She is also survived by her children, Scott Smith and Shawn (Jerry) Yeager, both of Bear Lake; her grandchildren, Brandon (Lauren) Smith of Greensburg, N.C., and Kyle and Heather Yeager, both of Bear Lake; her brothers and sisters, Kenneth Shellhouse of Spring Creek, Margaret “Peggy” Leichtenberger of Lottsville, Ronald “Bill” Shellhouse of Natalia, Texas, and Kathleen “Kathy” Young of Spring Creek; and her mother-in-law, E. Mary Smith of Jamestown, N.Y.