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.