- The Washington Times - Friday, February 4, 2005

Jean Schuyler, 87, former federal worker

Jean Gorton Schuyler, a former employee for the federal government and a member of numerous local organizations, died Jan. 27 at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Northwest. She was 87.

Mrs. Schuyler attended Sacred Heart Academy and the Washington School for Secretaries, and later worked for the U.S. Treasury Department from 1936 to 1940.

She married William E. Schuyler Jr. of the District in 1938.

Mrs. Schuyler served in several patriotic groups, including as regent for the Bottony Cross Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She also was a member of the Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century and the Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery, and served as national treasurer of the Daughters of Colonial Wars.

In addition, Mrs. Schuyler was a member of the Washington Club, the Kenwood Golf and Country Club, and the Church of the Little Flower Parish.

Survivors include her husband, William; a son, William E. Schuyler III of Atlanta; two daughters, Elizabeth S. Serritella of Gaithersburg and Majel S. Dunn of Potomac; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Schuyler Scholarship Fund at the Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, D.C., 20064, or the Schuyler Scholarship Fund at the Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., 20001.

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