Marie Louise Prout- Smith
Marie Louise Smith died on June 17, 2021, at Chestnut Hill Hospital at the age of 104.
She was the daughter of Ellen Gallagher and Frederick D. Lachat, and was born in Philadelphia.
She married Maurice F. Prout in 1945, and moved to West New York, New Jersey. Her husband died in 1975.
Later she married Dudley F. Smith from San Rafael, California, and they moved to Kingston, NY in 1979. He died in 1983.
While in Kingston, Mrs. Smith was active in the AARP, Kingston Chapter, St. Joseph’s Senior Citizens, the Uptown Senior Citizens, the Salty Seniors of Lake Katrine, and the RSVP Program. She was the Volunteer Secretary of People’s Place from 1983 to 2006.
She was pre-deceased by her brother, Frederick T. Lachat, Esq. and sister, Nancy L. Fox.
She is survived by her son Maurice F. Prout, Ph.D., her loving daughter-in-law Helen, two Grandsons, Christopher M. Prout and Jeremy F. Prout, and three Great-Granddaughters Ivy, Emily, and Isabel Prout.
Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Monday, June 21, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 PM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 366 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087 and Tuesday, June 22, 2021 from 9:30-10:20 AM at St. Katharine of Siena Church, Lancaster and Aberdeen Avenues, Wayne, PA and to her Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that you do a kind deed for someone in need.