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Catherine Shoemaker

April 7, 1919 — April 5, 2022

Catherine "Jane" Shoemaker, 102, of Walkersville, Maryland, passed from this life peacefully on Tuesday, April 5, 2022,surrounded by family, at Frederick Health Hospital in Frederick, MD.  She was the wife of the late George Thomas Shoemaker.

Born on April 7, 1919, in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Ruth  (Walsh) Hachemeister.

Jane was a 1938 graduate of Western High School in Baltimore, an all-girl’s school.  She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church, Frederick and the Homemaker's Sunday School Class, Order of the Eastern Star #79, American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), Rainbow Belle,  and the Red Hat Society.  Jane worked with the County Agents Office, then Ft. Detrick and retired April 7, 1979, after working as Secretary for 25 years.  She enjoyed bowling, formerly with the church league for 57 years and more recently with the seniors. Jane also enjoyed gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by daughter, Candis "Candy" Jane Manges and husband Ronald of Walkersville, granddaughters, Kristina L. Martin and husband Paul of Walkersville, Cindy L. Gaus and husband Van of Cumberland, and Nikki L. Manges of Walkersville; great-grandchildren, Captain Meleah Martin, Alexis Gaus, Dalton Gaus, Rayel Wright and Rian Wright; one great great-grandson, Josiah Ramirez.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Ronald Manges, Jr. her brother, Charles I. Hachemeister and wife Lillian and sisters Ruth V. Paciarello and Mary B. Reger and husband John.

The family will receive friends from 2-4PM and 6-8PM on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Stauffer Funeral Homes, P.A. (Fred), 1621 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick, MD.

A celebration of Jane's life journey will take place at 11AM am on Friday, April 15, 2022, at First Baptist Church, 7040 Bowers Rd, Frederick, MD 21702.  Rev. Dr. Larry Eubanks will officiate.  Interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick, MD.

Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, at the said above mentioned address.

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Visitation

Thursday, April 14, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick

1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702

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Thursday, April 14, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

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Friday, April 15, 2022

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First Baptist Church of Frederick

7040 Bowers Rd, Frederick, MD 21702

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