Human Relations Counselor
Lorraine T. Henry, wife of the late Charles J. Henry, is Owner, Secretary and Treasurer of Henry Funeral Home, PA.
Born and raised in Dorchester County, Maryland, she attended the public schools of Dorchester County and was a 1954 graduate of Mace’s Lane High School. After completing her secondary education, she was awarded the Bachelor of Science Degree by Morgan State College (now-known as Morgan State University), the Master’s Degree in Education at Salisbury State University.
In her 37 year career in education, she was Teacher of the Year (1984) awarded by Morgan State University, National Certified Counselor (Certification).
As educator and counselor, she retired from the Dorchester County School System in 1997. Before retiring she was involved with the Maryland School Counselors Association, National Board of Certified Counselors, National Education Association and the Dorchester Educators.
In June 2001, she was appointed a 5 year term to the Dorchester County Board of Education by Governor Glendening and currently serving as Vice President. She was recently re-elected to the Dorchester County Board of Education for another 4 year term.
In addition to her professional involvement, she is an active member of Waugh Chapel United Methodist Church, and serves as a church organist since 1969, member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (a public-service sorority), NAACP membership chairperson, Dorchester Retired Educators Association (DREA) and has served as a member of Chesapeake College Foundation Board, and Pleasant Day Adult Day Care Board.