Audrey M. Harthausen, 94, of Chancellor’s Village passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 after a short battle with cancer. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Wilbur and Margaret Baldwin.
Survivors include her sons, Thom Smelter (Tricia) of Spotsylvania and John M. Smelter of Lewes, Delaware; grandchildren Deanna Cox (Walter), Brian Smelter (Beth), Suzanne Davis (Ted) all of Spotsylvania, Craig Smelter (Mirna) of Herndon, Melissa Primus (Brian) of Bel Air, Maryland, and Christopher Smelter of Maryland; great-grandchildren Austin and Alyssa Cox, Ian and Kimberly Smelter, Brendan Purnell, Jacob Davis, Logan and Owen Smelter, and Matthew and Kaitlyn Primus; brother Wilbur Baldwin of Baltimore; two sisters, Irene Hannigan of Pasadena, Maryland and Margaret Messenger of Quinton; and her special friend Brian Pugh of Chancellor’s Village. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Melvin Baldwin and Frank Baldwin; and her husbands, William T. Smelter and Albert Harthausen.
Due to COVID restrictions, a private viewing will be held followed by a committal service at Christ Episcopal Church Columbarium, Spotsylvania Courthouse. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, 8951 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553.