PRUCHA-MITCHELL , Shelby Louise On May 28, 2011 Shelby Louise |
Prucha-Mitchell passed away in the company of her close family. She was a beautiful daughter, devoted sister, and gentle soul. Born in Baltimore, MD, she is survived by her parents, Charles Meredith Thompson Mitchell of Baltimore, MD and Ellen Louise
Prucha of Ellicott City, MD; her sister, Kelsey Prucha-Mitchell of Ellicott City, MD; grandparents Joe and Elizabeth Mitchell of Baltimore, MD and Richard and Louise Prucha of Louisville, KY; and her step-mother Jan Hook of Baltimore, MD. She is also survived by many loving cousins, aunts and uncles, step-siblings, and friends. Shelby was a 2006 graduate of Mt. Hebron High School and was a recent graduate of the University of Missouri where she studied journalism and writing. She had recently moved back to Ellicott City, MD.
Services will be held at 4 PM on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the Howard County Conservancy (hcconservancy.org). In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions, if desired, be sent to fund a memorial scholarship in Shelby's name. Checks made out to "Memorial Fund of BUMC" with "In memory of Shelby Prucha-Mitchell" noted in the memo line should be sent to Bethany United Methodist Church, 2875 Bethany Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21042.
Published in Baltimore Sun from June 1 to June 2, 2011