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F. CARROLL SMITH REAL ESTATE BROKER, 77
Services will be held for Galesville resident F. Carroll Smith at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Galesville United Methodist Church.
Mr. Smith, 77, died of heart failure on Dec. 1 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
He served in World War II with the Seabees. In 1927 he started working for his family in the Smith Bros. Pile Driving Co. in Galesville until he retired as president of the firm in 1973. He then started Cambridge Shipyard and operated it until 1976. Mr. Smith became a real estate broker in 1978 and established Carroll Smith Real Estate in Galesville, which he operated until his retirement in 1988.
He was a member of the Engineers Society of Baltimore, a member and past vice president of the Anne Arundel County School Board from 1966 to 1976, chairman of the Board of Education Ethics Panel from 1984 to 1987, a member of Anne Arundel County Trade Council, a co-founder of South Anne Arundel County Touchdown Club, past president and charter member of the West River Investment Club, a former member of the South Arundel Lions Club, a former Commodore of the West River Sailing Club, a life member of the Annapolis Yacht Club, a former member of the Annapolis Advisory Board of Maryland National Bank, and a member of Galesville United Methodist Church.
Other interests included sailing, hunting and "old" Colts football.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Hines Smith; three daughters, Sandra O'Toole of Silver Spring, Joni Lester of Prince Frederick, and Karen Davenport of Baltimore; a son, Carroll Smith Jr. of Edgewater; two sisters, Agnes Dixon of Galesville and Mabel E. Smith of Shady Side; four brothers, Nelson J. Smith of Galesville, Cawood Smith of Shady Side, Kenneth W. Smith of Harwood, and Douglas Smith of Galesville; and five grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.
ROSE L. HOOD BEAUTY SHOP OWNER, 74
Services will be held for Glen Burnie resident Rose L. Hood at 1:30 p.m. today at Kirkley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hood, 74, died of cancer Dec. 1 at Joseph Ritchie Hospice.
A hairdresser, she owned and operated Rose's Beauty Shop in Westport.
Mrs. Hood was a member of Glen Burnie Moose Lodge and a lifetime member of the Mini-Mouse Club.
Other interests included sewing, knitting, ceramics, bingo and shopping.
She is survived by her husband, Russell L. Hood; a daughter, Alice Lemmon of Glen Burnie; two sisters, Sarah Goghan of Hyattsville and Kay Bowman of Millersville; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.