Wil­liam Steven Bro­hawn

Dorchester Star - - Obituaries -

CAM­BRIDGE — Wil­liam Steven Bro­hawn, 49, of Cam­bridge, MD, passed away on Septem­ber 30, 2016 in Ji­nan, Shan­dong, China. He was born on Nov. 23, 1966, the son of Jean and the late Wil­liam F. Bro­hawn Jr. He was a 1984 grad­u­ate of Cam­bridge South Dorch­ester High School and a 1988 grad­u­ate of the Univer­sity of Puget Sound in Ta­coma, WA.

For about the last 20 years, he was em­ployed as an ed­u­ca­tor. He taught adult ed­u­ca­tion classes in Fed­er­als­burg, at ado­les­cent cor­rec­tional in­sti­tu­tions in Cam­bridge and Wal­dorf, MD. He taught high school His­tory at var­i­ous schools in Durham, NC, Wash­ing­ton, DC, Saints Peter and Paul in Eas­ton, MD, and the Deer­field-Wind­sor School in Albany, GA. At the time of his pass­ing, he was teach­ing at the In­ter­na­tional Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter School Di­vi­sion of Shan­dong Nor­mal Univer­sity in Ji­nan, Shan­dong, China – ful­fill­ing a long­time goal of teach­ing and liv­ing in the Peo­ples Repub­lic of China.

He was an avid reader and his­tory buff. Dur­ing his time in Cam­bridge, he was an ac­tive

mem­ber of the Baraca Class at Grace United Methodist Church, serv­ing as the class Vice Pres­i­dent and Pres­i­dent.

In ad­di­tion to his mother, he is sur­vived by a sis­ter Me­lanie Bro­hawn of Cam­bridge; aunt and un­cle Cyn­thia and Earl Yoder of Okee­chobee; aunt and un­cle Zena and Lester Tucker; aunt Leona Ot­tinger, all of Har­ring­ton, DE; and aunt Beth McCraw of Er­win, TN. He is also sur­vived by great aunts, Ruth Melvin and Dorothy Wecht­en­hiser, of Har­ring­ton; great un­cle James Bro­hawn of Cam­bridge; several cousins; and great aunt An­nalie Maguire of Sev­erna Park, with whom he had a very spe­cial re­la­tion­ship. In ad­di­tion to his fa­ther and grand­par­ents, he was pre­ceded in death by an un­cle, Clin­ton Gra­ham of Har­ring­ton, DE.

At his re­quest, there will be no ser vices.

In lieu of flow­ers, me­mo­rial do­na­tions may be made to the Baraca Class, Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Race St., Cam­bridge, MD or Bay­wa­ter An­i­mal Res­cue, 4930 Buck­town Road, Cam­bridge, MD, or to the char­ity of your choice.

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