July 22, 1934 ~ March 1, 2006
MIDDLEFIELD - Waldtraut Schuermann, 71, died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at her residence. Born in Mannheim, Germany on July 22, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Hermann and Kaethe Gruning Schuermann. She was educated at the University of Heidelburg, Fairleigh Dickinson College in New Jersey and Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. She was retired from Bristol Myers Squibb Company in New Jersey and Connecticut, where she was employed as a Clinical Scientist, was a Consulant to the Pharmaceutical Industry and Revlon Healthcare. She was a member of the American Association of University Women, having served as vice president and was active in CT Forum, was a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club, the Sierra Club, the New York Academy of Science and Connecticut United for Research Excellence. She is survived by a sister, Ellen Hamilton of Waynesboro, PA; two nieces, Elizabeth Hamilton of Bellefonte, PA and Dorothy Mordan of Meriden; two nephews, Robert Hamilton of Sterling, VA and James Hamilton of York, PA; a grandnephew, Nelson Hamilton; and two grandnieces, Clare Hamilton and Sarah Hamilton. Memorial service at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2006 at the Beecher & Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. The Rev. Dr. John W. Clark will officiate.