Lillian Schoem


Lillian Schoem, of Silver Spring, died May 20. She was 100. The daughter of the late Harry and Bessie Valinsky, she was an active member, with her late husband, David, of Congregation Har-Tzeon Agudath Achim, since the 1950s. She was also a member of Pioneer Women

Devoted mother of Alan (Hazel), Ira (Donna) and Marc Schoem. Dear former mother-in-law of Rhonda Schoem and sister-in-law of Toby Valinsky. Loving grandmother of Cara, Scott (Mary), Seth (Audrey), Brett (Christine), Lindsay, Brad (Lyndsey), Parker, Mason and Brian. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren. Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ( or JSSA Hospice ( Arrangements entrusted to Torchinsky Hebrew Funeral Home.

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