Louise Smith


Louise Smith, age 91, of Middletown, R.I., died peacefully on June 20, 2022. She was born in Southwest Harbor to the late Carl Fulton Dolliver and Elene (Hamblen) Dolliver.

Louise grew up in Manset and was a graduate of Pemetic High School, Class of 1949. She worked at the Maine Highway Department until she moved to Rhode Island. In Middletown, she worked at Mello Construction, where she met the love of her life, Fred Smith, and later at OceanPoint, where she eventually retired. She was an avid reader and loved jigsaw puzzles, knitting and quilting. She also enjoyed cruise ship vacations, 2nd beach, dining out, NASCAR races rooting for Rusty Wallace, and was a dedicated Red Sox fan.

Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Smith, brothers Raymond and Roscoe Dolliver and sister Agnes Carr.

Louise is survived by her children, Bruce Maynard and wife, Pam Noel, of Arizona, Brian Maynard and wife, Laura O’Connell, of Connecticut, and Brenda Willis and husband, Tom Willis, of Florida. She additionally leaves three grandchildren, Heather Maynard, Sarah Johnson and husband, Nick, and Emily Willis along with two great-grandchildren, Maisie and Wesley Johnson. She also leaves behind her best friend Sharon Kost.

Services for Louise will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Save the Bay, a foundation she supported.

Know when to pay your respects.