Edith Schildwachter Active in community

November 27, 1990

Services for Edith Ashton Schildwachter, a member of community and religious groups, will be held at 10 a.m. today at Trinity Episcopal Church, 120 Allegheny Ave., Towson.

Mrs. Schildwachter, who was 77 and lived on Clermont Court in Lutherville, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital after a stroke.

A former member of the Mount Washington Club and member of the boards of the Parent Teacher Associations at the Stoneleigh Elementary School, Dumbarton Junior High School and the Towson High School, she was a member of the Altar Guild at Trinity Episcopal CHurch.

She also did volunteer work for the American Heart Association and the Mental health Association of Maryland.

Mrs. Schildwachter was fond of playing bridge, especially at fund-raising events for Keswick.

The former Edith Ashton was born in Baltimore and attended the Brown-Stratton Business School after her graduation in 1930 from the Forest Park High School.

As a young woman, she was a secretary for the Emerson Drug Co.

Her husband, T. Donnell Schildwachter, who had retired as secretary-treasurer of McCarthy-Hicks Inc., died last January.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy S. Ross of Phoenix and Judy A. Buns of Alexandria, Va.; a son, Thomas L. Schildwachter of Charlottesville, Va.; and seven grandchildren.

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