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Henry F. Schorreck, 67, historian for the NSA

Henry Forbush Schorreck, a former National Security Administration historian and high school lacrosse coach, died of a heart attack Saturday while driving near Bradenton, Fla. The former Pasadena resident was 67.

Mr. Schorreck was born in Baltimore and raised in the Hamilton neighborhood. He was a 1955 graduate of Friends School, and played midfield for its 1954 championship lacrosse team that was inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame this year.

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He earned bachelor's and master's degrees in history from the University of Maryland, College Park and began his career as an NSA historian at Fort Meade in 1965. He retired in 1993.

During the late 1980s and 1990s, he coached lacrosse at Glen Burnie High School and Severn School. He was a coach and founder of the Crofton Athletic Council.

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In 1996, he was named Lacrosse Coach of the Year by the Anne Arundel County public school league and the Chesapeake Lacrosse Officials Association presented him with its Jack Jennings Sportsmanship Award.

During the 1990s, he taught history at Anne Arundel Community College. He enjoyed golf, sailing and watching sports.

Since last year, he had been a resident of Ruskin, Fla.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Loudon Park Funeral Home, 3620 Wilkens Ave.

Mr. Schorreck is survived by his wife of 21 years, the former Margaret R. Shiflett; two daughters, Catherine Forbush Schorreck of Upperco and Anne Schorreck Wilkerson of Charlestown, Mass.; his mother, Jesse Forbush Schorreck of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a sister, Laverne Peyton of Largo, Fla.; a stepson, Jeremy Shiflett of Parkville; a stepdaughter, Angela Vasse of Lebanon, Ohio; and six grandchildren. His marriage to the former Lolly Crowther ended in divorce.

For the record

Henry Schorreck: An obituary in yesterday's editions for Henry Forbush Schorreck incorrectly stated the time for his memorial service. It will take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Loudon Park Funeral Home, 3620 Wilkens Ave. The Sun regrets the error.


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