Dorothy L. Bomberger
BOMBERGER DOROTHY L. BOMBERGER (Age 67) Of Silver Spring, Dorothy L. Bomberger, 67, died peacefully on Monday, January 25, in Silver Spring, MD. Born in Pottstown, PA., on June 23, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Alice Schindler. Dorothy graduated form Pottstown High School in 1960 and Bucknell University in 1964. At Bucknell she helped found the university''s first International Club and received the Bucknell-Burma award for her work in international relations. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree she studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and then returned to the U.S. to complete a Masters program in International Organization and Development at the George Washington University. Dorothy began her career at the African-American Institute in Washington, DC. She went on to work at the U.S. Bureau of the Census, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Urban and Regional Information System Association, the International Science and Technology Institute, the National Computer Graphics Association, Congrex Inc., the Optical Society, the Conference Management Institute and DLB Holding Inc. Dorothy and her husband recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, the wedding of their daughter Kristina, and the birth of their first granddaughter, Alexandra. She is survived by her husband, Richard Bomberger of Silver Spring, MD.; her sister Judith Schindler of Gainesville, GA.; two daughters, Shana Bomberger, and her husband, Keith Berry of Hummelstown, PA; and their daughter Alexandra Bomberger Berry, and Kristina A. B. Mumby and her husband, Blake Mumby of Boston, Mass; and her stepdaughter Kathryne Bomberger of Bosnia. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. In lieu of flowers, contributions on her behalf may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the American Cancer Society. A private family burial is planned for later this week. A celebration of her life for family and friends is being planned for a later date.

Published by The Washington Post on Jan. 27, 2010.
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A loving woman who is dearly missed by all of us. Dottie’s wisdom & strong conversation was always engaging & left an impression with my family to this day - we often discuss are visit to your home during the winter & favorable tours of DC during the snowstorm. We will never forget the White House covered in snow!
Dottie, you are loved & missed - but never forgotten!!
God Bless You Always!!

The Schindler Family
Bill Schindler
January 21, 2021
In fond remembrance of Dorothy, Marjorie and I think back on the happy times we spent with our "Dotty." I had many laughs with her in our carpool -- and Marjorie did, too, when we'd all get together for lunch with Dick. What I remember most about her was her fresh vitality; what Marjorie remembers most was her quick sense of justice -- she wanted things to be right and fair.

With deepest sympathy.

John and Marjorie McCall, Alexandria, Virginia
February 14, 2010
Dearest Dick,

While I knew that Dottie was very ill, somehow I thought that, once again, she would be victorious. Her laugh, intellect, and spirit will always be remembered. What a beautiful person she was. Walter and I send our deepest sympathy to you and the entire family.
Angel Broadnax
February 5, 2010
To the Family,

From time to time, I would run into Dorothy in our Silver Spring neighborhood. It always was a delightful conversation since Dorothy never failed to conveyed genuine happiness and joy for life. We would share the latest status of our daughters who went to school together and other family news. Most recently, she glowingly reported on Kristina's upcoming wedding. Her happiness was contagious and often the memories of our conversations would come to me bringing pleasure.

I am sorry to hear that Dorothy is no longer physically present. I know you will miss her very much. I pray that her spirit will live on forever.
Maryann McGowan
January 31, 2010
Dear Dick, Shana, Kristin and other family members,

It is with great sadness that I learned of Dottie's passing. I first met Dottie when I was freshmen at Bucknell University and become involved in the International Club. Dottie was also my roommate for two years while I finished my undergraduate studies at Georgetown and she was doing graduate work at George Washington.

Dottie was one of brightest, most ethical, and all around caring and kind individuals that I've had the privilege of knowing. I consider myself privileged to have been her friend for these many years.

I know that this will bring great sorrow to you, but I trust that memories her warmth and support will bring you comfort.

Heartfelt sympathies,

Ingrid Lemaire, husband Regis and daughter Adriana
Ingrid Lemaire
January 30, 2010
We are all deeply sorry to hear of Cousin Dottie's passing. Her battle was fought hard and long and now her suffering has ended. We will miss her genuine smile and sincere warmth of love and friendship. To Dick, Shanna, Keith, Alexandra, Kristina, and Blake -please accept our condolences. And, to Judy Schindler, Dottie's sister, we also extend our deepest sympathy and love to you during this most difficult time.
Bill Schindler
January 27, 2010
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