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 Lois Wingfield <I>Garrett</I> Schermerhorn

Lois Wingfield Garrett Schermerhorn

Virginia, USA
Death 24 Oct 2012 (aged 96–97)
Rice, Prince Edward County, Virginia, USA
Burial Hanover, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100008730 · View Source
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Richmond Times-Dispatch (VA) - Saturday, October 27, 2012

Schermerhorn, Mrs. Lois Garrett
97, of Glen Allen, formerly of Rice, a registered nurse who retired at Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, widow of Truman P. Schermerhorn


SCHERMERHORN, Lois Garrett, age 97, passed away October 24, 2012 in Glen Allen, Va. Lois was born on July 20, 1915 in Rice, Va. She was the valedictorian of Rice High School in 1931, and graduated from St. Elizabeth's Hospital Nursing School, Richmond, Va., in 1937. She was an active RN for 55 years. Lois was a member of Greenwood Methodist Church for 30 years and a member of Chamberlayne Baptist Church for 20 years. She retired from MCV Hospitals in 1985. Her joy was serving people, and one such example was her volunteer work with the American Red Cross. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Truman P. Schermerhorn; her daughter, Linda S. Smith; her granddaughter, Caroline P. Smith; and six siblings.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan; her son, T. Porter and wife; her grandson, Kevin and wife; three beautiful great-grandchildren; and her beloved sister-in-law, Carolyn.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, November 2, at Chamberlayne Baptist Church, 215 Wilkinson Road. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to the Children's Ministry at Chamberlayne Baptist Church.

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