Gayle Lois Ehrenfried
March 6, 1940- May 7, 2020
Gayle L. Ehrenfried (nee Smith) of Bowie, MD, passed away on May 7, 2020 at the age of 80. She was born and raised in Annapolis, MD and was a proud member of Annapolis High School’s class of 1958. After graduating from Richmond Professional Institute in 1963, she earned her Occupational Therapist Registered accreditation, and worked as an Occupational Therapist in Washington, D.C. She was an avid animal lover and active member of Riva Trace Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, David; children Kelland (Kelly), Dustyn (Danielle), Leland (Tracey), and Mindy (Jason Brooke); grandchildren, Carissa, Shelby, Joseph, Emily, Julianna, Alec, Megan, Lena, Amelia, Ethan, and Maia; and sisters Lenore Retzolk (Martin) and Pamela Wellens. Gayle was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Louis and Hilda Smith.
Funeral services will be private. Should friends desire, contributions in Gayle’s memory may be sent to the Humane Rescue Alliance (humanerescuealliance.org) or the charity of your choice.