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Ann (Ricker) Smithson

July 13, 1939 ~ November 13, 2018 (age 79)

Ann (Ricker) Smithson, 79, formerly of Bethesda, MD, died Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at Gettysburg Hospital.  She was the wife of David J. Smithson, Jr.

Ann was born July 13, 1939, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of the late Charles and Eva (Hobbs) Ricker.

Ann was a long-time active member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Silver Spring, MD, attended First Baptist Church Kengar, in Kensington, MD and she filmed, produced and edited media for the Montgomery County Community Cable Station, in Rockville, MD.

In addition to her husband David, Ann is survived by her children, D. Dean Smithson, Michael K. Smithson and his wife Sandy, Daniel K. Smithson, Lindsey R. Reid and her husband Allen, Carle A. Rice and her husband Richard, Lansing C. Hillman and her husband Kenneth, Yvonnett M. Glickert and husband Douglas, Leavitt Z. Andreson and her husband Seth, Nathanael C. Smithson and his wife Kim, and Joshua G. Smithson, 27 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and a sister, Dorothy Hatch and her husband Douglas.

Funeral services and burial will be private.  Feiser Funeral Home, Inc, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, is in charge of arrangements.  Memories may be shared at

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