Heather N. Calhoun
She was the daughter of Chalmer “Tinker” and Carol ( Swope) Shoemaker of Davidsonville, Md. She was the wife of Sam Calhoun.
Along with her parents and husband she is survived by three children: Jocelyn Calhoun; Liam Calhoun and Veronica Calhoun; a sister, Jennifer Shoemaker-Hummel, Odenton, Md.; and a brother, Mark Shoemaker, Hillsborough, N.J.
She graduated with honors from New River Community College and transferred to Virginia Tech, where she graduated with honors with a BAS in horticulture. Heather received the Most Accomplished Student Award at Virginia Tech.
She previously was employed at Intrexon as a scientist assistant.
A memorial service was held Saturday, August 20, 2011, at 5 p.m.. at the Hahn Horticultural Gardens, Virginia Tech Campus.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheren Church, 1370 Defense Highway, Gambrills, MD 21054, at 11:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Heather Calhoun Family Trust. Mail to 17 Wesley Road Hillsborough, NJ 08844 Attn: Arthur Hintz.