MAXINE D. LUTZ, of New Castle, DE, and formerly of Baltimore, MD where she resided for 50 years, age 87, passed away Monday, December 20, 2004 at home, surrounded by her loving family. In her earlier years, Mrs. Lutz was a shoe sales representative with Hess Shoe Store in Baltimore. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mrs. Lutz was an avid gardener, but family time was paramount in her life. She was predeceased by her son, Stephen L. Lutz who passed away in 2001. Survived by her husband of 69 years, William L. Lutz, her daughter Ann F. Bose and her husband, Andrew T., of New Castle, sisters, Jess Barr and Jackie Crabtree, both of Portsmouth, OH, grandchildren, Stephanie Spense and her husband Joseph, Rachel Friel and her husband, Jason and Michael Lutz; and great-grandchildren, Maxine, Thomas and Josephine Spense. Maxine is also survived by other family and friends in the Baltimore area. The funeral service and burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Gebhart Funeral Homes, gebhartfuneralhomes.com 302-328-2312.