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Milton E. Stewart Sr. Obituary
MILTON E. STEWART SR., 97, OF CAMP HILL Milton E. Stewart Sr., 97, of Camp Hill, PA, formerly of Pottstown, widower of Elsie (Delaney) Stewart and Estelle Stewart, died Sunday at Life Care Hospital of Mechanicsburg. Born in Prospect Park, PA, he was a son of the late George B. Stewart and the late Lulu C. (Stancliff) Stewart. They moved to the Pottstown area in 1919. Milton was the youngest of eight children. The Stewart's had a farm in Fruitville. Mr. Stewart retired from Proto Cast, Douglassville after 18 years in 1978. He started his career at Stanley G. Flagg & Co in Pottstown in 1936 as an apprentice tool & die maker. He then worked at Doehler-Jarvis Company in Pottstown as a tool & die maker for a number of years. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Amityville. Milton was a life member of the Amityville Athletic Club and an avid bowler. In his retirement he enjoyed trips to their cottage in Cape May and making things in his basement workshop. He was hunter in his early years and enjoyed outings with his sons. He is survived by two sons, Glenn A. Stewart and his wife, Heather, Etters, PA, and James E. Stewart and his wife, Louann, Reading, PA; three grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Milton E. Stewart Jr., and a daughter, Dianne L. Stewart. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Friday from the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory 359 King St., Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend Steven Simpson. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Amityville. There will be a viewing Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Contributions may be made in his memory to St. Paul's United Church of Christ 1312 Old Swede Rd., Douglassville, PA 19508. Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA. Our web site exists to serve the friends and family of the deceased. Go to http://www.schumacherandbenner.com to extend sympathies and access additional service details.

Published in The Mercury on Aug. 21, 2013
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