Glenwyn Perry Stewart

Published: 4/5/2017 3:00:20 AM
Modified: 4/5/2017 3:00:21 AM

Lebanon, N.H. — Glenwyn Perry Stewart, 95, passed away peacefully at Genesis-Lebanon Center on Thursday, March 23, 2017, after a brief illness. She was born in West Stewartstown, N.H. on Sept. 19, 1921 to the late Durwood L. & Vina (Little) Perry.

Glenwyn was the oldest and only female of 5 children. She graduated from Colebrook Academy in 1940 and Keene Teacher’s College in 1944. She started her teaching career at Meredith, N.H. High School in 1944 before moving to the Lebanon Junior High School in 1946 where she was a beloved home economics teacher for 30 years before retiring in 1976. In retirement, she loved visiting with and remembering her former students.

Glenwyn enjoyed golf and homemaking and was a member of the Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Lebanon Women’s Club and the local Beta sorority chapter.

Glenwyn and Alfred E. Stewart Jr. were married on July 1, 1951, at the First Congregational Church in Hanover, N.H.

She is survived by her brother, Glenn Leverne Perry of West Stewartstown, N.H.; her cousins, Geraldine Strachan of Bow, N.H., Herbert Little of Concord, N.H, and Doris Kleve Jackson of West Stewartstown; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred, her parents and siblings, Leonard, Neil and Harold.

There will be no calling hours. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Lebanon on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Lebanon Senior Center Meals on Wheels program, 10 Campbell Street, Lebanon, NH 03766 or to the Lebanon Public Library, 9 East Park Street, Lebanon, NH 03766.

Arrangements are by Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon, N.H.

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