Capt. Edwin A. Shuman III , USN Ret.
Capt. Edwin A. Shuman III , USN Ret.

October 7, 1931 - December 3, 2013
Born in Marblehead, MA
Resided in Annapolis, MD
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Edwin Arthur Shuman III, Captain, USN ( Ret), 82, husband, father, patriot, naval aviator, sailor, sportsman, and well-found friend to many, passed on December 3, 2013.

His death occurred in Annapolis, Maryland from complications due to a fall on his boat on his way to a goose hunt.

Ned was a U.S. Naval Academy graduate class of 1954, served for 34 years and was a prisoner of war in Vietnam for 5 years. He was awarded the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross with 2 Gold Stars, the Bronze Star with (V), and the Purple Heart.

He was a member of the New York Yacht Club, Annapolis Yacht Club, The Storm Trysail Club, the Cruising Club of America, and the Golden Eagles.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years Donna H. Shuman and his children Robert C. Borte III; and spouse Helen Y. Borte; first wife Eleanor Sue Shuman, and his children Edwin A. Shuman IV, and spouse Nancy H. Shuman, Mary Dana S. Giardina, and spouse Tom Giardina, and J. Brant Shuman, He is survived by grandchildren: Michael Shuman and spouse Meredith, Renee Shuman, Robert Shuman, Nicholas Van Wagoner and spouse Caroline, Helen V. Rosemont and spouse Hugo, Hanna Shuman, Sophie Shuman, Lila Borte and Kelly Borte; and great-grandson Robert Thomas Shuman. He is also survived by his siblings Mary S. Russell, Sally S. Smyth, Ann S. Mills, William Boeckeler and John Boeckeler.

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Service
Saint John Neumann Catholic Church
620 North Bestgate Road
Annapolis, MD US 21401
December 10, 2013
11:00 AM
Cemetery
U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis, MD US
December 10, 2013

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Naval Academy Foundation
247 King George Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
ASPCA
1815 Bay Ridge Ave.
Annapolis, MD US 21403