Elinor Ellie Lawrie-Smith, age 81, passed away on the 2nd of February, 2017.She passed at Avow Hospice of Naples Florida after a second bout of cancer. She is on her way to join her husband Robert, and is survived by her sons Glenn and Steven, her daughter Susan, granddaughter Heather, and grandsons Nathan, Kegan, Jordan. She was born in Malden, Massachusetts, where after a tour in the U.S. Air Force she returned to Malden where she met her future husband Robert. After her marriage she went out west with her husband and settled in Ontario California where she had her two sons. Then after a few years she and her husband moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan where they settled down for many years and had her daughter. Ellie was a wonderful woman who made many friends wherever she went. Other family members who have survived her are : Thomas Korinek (Son in Law) and his two children, Jeff and Molly; Beth Lawrie-Smith (Daughter in Law); Robert Rodenhiser (Brother); Dick Rodenhiser (Brother) and his wife, Jean; Bert Rodenhiser (Brother) and his wife, Dottie; and Pat Lawrie-Smith (Sister in Law). A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 11th at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 S. 9th St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, officiated by Pastor Greg Carlson. Friends may visit with the family from 1 p.m. until time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105, www.avowcares.org/donate-now.