San Francisco , CA
Resided in: Alexandria, VA
Ellen Smith, died February 4, 2023 after battling a chronic illness for many years. She was 68. Ellen graduated from American University. She worked for 25 years in the Federal Government as an Administrative Assistant. During her career, Ellen was recognized with numerous awards and commendations. As a volunteer, Ellen read for the blind. She loved going to the movies, theater, art, reading, shopping, travel and snuggling with her cat. Ellen had a kindness and generosity that were obvious to anyone who was lucky enough to know her. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Forever cherished and remembered by her brothers and sisters Greg Petkoff (Mary), Richard Petkoff, Genelle Parra (Joe), Susan Carter and niece and nephews, Allison, Daniel (Natalie), Carl, Harry, Ryan and Jason.
She was preceded in death by her nieces Sarah and Lydia and her parents Leonard and Marian Petkoff. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.