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George C. Schamel III

May 03, 2010

JUNE 2, 1929-MAY 1, 2010

BOONSBORO - George Schamel of Boonsboro, Md., passed peacefully at home on Saturday, May 1, 2010.

Born in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late George C. Schamel Jr. and Bertha Mae Corby of St. James, Md.

He graduated from Williamsport (Md.) High School in 1947, Ashland College in 1951, and later received his master's from Frostburg State College. He taught biology and chemistry for 30 years at Boonsboro High School, retiring in 1981.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Eileen Ronk Schamel; one daughter, Rolinda Schamel Collinson of Friendship, Md.; and one son, George C. Schamel II of Conifer, Colo. He is also survived by six grandchildren.

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Services and interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

Online condolences may be made to the family at http://www.baststaufferfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or the National Parkinson's Foundation, http://www.parkinsons.org.

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