Judith Susan Schaumburg, 54, nurse

September 17, 2006

Judith Susan Schaumburg, a department store claims adjuster and nurse, died of cancer Wednesday at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Perry Hall resident was 54.

Born Judith Susan Sherwood in Petersburg, W.Va., and raised in Oakland in Garrett County, she earned a nursing diploma in 1973 from Maryland General Hospital, where she was head nurse in a surgical floor.

She later earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Baltimore.

From 1981 to 1986, she taught nursing at Eastern Vocational-Technical High School in Baltimore County.

She then raised a family and later was a claims adjustor for the May department stores.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Lassahn Funeral Home, 11750 Belair Road in Kingsville.

Survivors include her husband of 27 years, Wayne R. Schaumburg, a Baltimore City schoolteacher; a son, Timothy Schaumburg, and a daughter, Jennifer Schaumburg, both of Perry Hall; her parents, Dr. Lawrence Sherwood Jr. and Hazel Steiding Sherwood, both of Oakland; a brother, John Sherwood of Mount Nebo, W.Va.; and three sisters, Rebecca Bertz of Hackettstown, N.J., Martha Ognibene of Short Gap, W.Va., and Mary Drebelbis of Cincinnati.

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