Sherman E. Schmalgemeyer, 63


Memorial ServiceVisitationSherman Edward Schmalgemeyer, 63, of Hollywood, MD died February 7, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD, surrounded by his loving family.

Born June 5, 1949 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of William Robert Schmalgemeyer and the late Thelma Smith Schmalgemeyer.

Sherman was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County. On July 5, 1977, he married his beloved wife, Mary Frances Schmalgemeyer, in Leonardtown, MD. Together they have spent 36 wonderful years together. He was employed as a mechanic by DynCorp for the past eleven years. He enjoyed his job and was an exemplary employee. Sherman loved music, and has been playing the bass guitar since he was fourteen years old. He was a skilled carpenter and made and restored many beautiful pieces of furniture. He and his wife customized the interiors of vans. In addition to music, his hobbies included camping and gardening. However, his greatest love was for his family, and he enjoyed spending time with them.

In addition to his father and his beloved wife, Sherman is survived by his children, Chuck Schmalgemeyer (Patricia) of Hollywood, MD, Eric Schmalgemeyer of Hollywood, MD, and Joseph Miller of Frankford, DE; his sister, Patricia Hayden of Hollywood, MD; his grandchildren, Nathan Schmalgemeyer of Hollywood, MD, Benjamin Schmalgemeyer of Hollywood, MD, Crystal Parlett of Longneck, DE, Ashley Evans of Alexandria, VA, and Erika Parlett of Longneck, DE; and a great-grandchild, Charlotte Evans of Alexandria, VA. He was preceded in death by his mother.

Family will receive friends for Sherman's Life Celebration of Friday, February 15, 2013 from 5PM to 8PM with a service recited by Reverend Sheldon Reese at 7 PM at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1041 Route 3N, Building A, Gambrills, MD 21054.

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Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

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