Mr. John Samuel Shumaker, 96, of Martinsburg, WV., formerly of Derwood, MD, passed away peacefully in his sleep, at his home, Sunday, March 9, 2014. He is predeceased by his wife, Helen and a son Mark Steven|
Born May 4, 1917 in Weyers Cave, VA. He would have been 97 in May.
He was the son of the late Franklin and Tessie Shumaker. Mr. Shumaker was a WW II veteran and ran a successful roofing business in Rockville, MD.
Surviving him are eleven children: John Timothy Shumaker (Phyllis) of Ohio, Lloyd Allen Shumaker (Susan) of Taneytown, MD. Francis Rebecca Lazaro (Tim) of Martinsburg, WV., Cheryl Elaine MacArthur of Ft. Lauderdale Florida, William Franklin Shumaker (Janice) of Mt. Airy, MD., Ruth Christine Collins (William) of Frederick, MD. Bonnie Estelle Magee (John) of Palm Bay, Florida, Jacqueline Ann Brotzman (Greg) of Rochester, NY, Florence JoAnn Norris of Ranson, WV., David Gregg Shumaker of Martinsburg, WV., Amy Crystal Pullaro (John) of Keedeysville, MD. Also surviving are 27, grandchildren, 36 great- grandchildren and 2 great-great- grandchildren, with one in heaven.
Friends may call 6 -8 p.m., Wednesday March 12, at Molesworth-Williams P.A. Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus, Md. 20872. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, March 13 at Layhill Free Methodist Church, 1900 Bonifant Road, Silver Spring, Md. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park Rockville.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.molesworthwilliams.com
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Mar. 12, 2014
Published in Print in The Frederick News-Post on Mar. 12, 2014