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Jill Stewart Narrow of Emmaus, PA, and West Palm Beach, FL, passed away in Lehigh Valley Hospital on July 10. Jill turned 70 last month. She was beloved by her husband, Hank. They would have been married for 45 years in August. Jill was born in Easton, PA. She was the daughter of Miriam (Friedman) and Frank Stewart. She was a 1966 graduate of Easton Area High School. She had been a member of Temple Covenant of the Peace, Easton. In 1970, she graduated from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA where she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a dual major in English and Sociology. Jill was a professional in the fields of advertising, public relations, marketing, and sales for a variety of companies such as Merchants Bank of Allentown and New Jersey Zinc (a Gulf + Western Company). For most of her career, she was associated with Getting to Know You (GETKO Group) and Welcome Wagon where she was well-known in her territories which included the Lehigh Valley, Reading, Berks, and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania. Upon her retirement four 1/2 years ago, she became a docent at the Allentown Art Museum. She had also conducted tours at the Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach. Jill was also a free lance writer. She wrote articles for such magazines as Valley Monthly (Allentown, PA), Berkshire Magazine, and Capital Region Living (Albany, NY). She took great pleasure in art (especially Art Deco and Mid-Century Modern), travel, and music (ranging from classical to jazz). Her favorite place was Tanglewood in The Berkshires in Western Massachusetts. In addition to her Tanglewood membership, she was a member of other arts organizations including the Civic Theatre of Allentown; the Allentown Symphony Association; the Kravis Center, West Palm Beach; the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival; and many others. Jill was an avid reader and was a member of the Book Babes. Professional memberships included IABC (International Association of Business Communicators), PR Club, and NAPS (National Association of Professional Saleswomen). She was predeceased in death by her parents and her brother, Mark. In addition to her husband, survivors include sister-in-law Betty Stewart, Lansdale, PA; aunt Jacqui Kaufer, West Palm Beach; cousins Becky Goldenberg and Hans Lauten, Easton, PA; Janet and Arnold Goldberg, Rehoboth Beach, FL; Rita and Barry Mazer, Sarasota, FL; Carol and Rich Ader, Monterrey, CA; and Stephen and Miri Kaufer, Hollywood, FL. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:30AM at the Eternal Light Memorial Gardens in Boynton Beach. Contributions in memory of Jill can be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society: by check payable to NMSS c/o Betty Stewart, 3043 Pawlings Ford Road, Lansdale, PA 19446 or online (http://main.nationalmssociety.org/goto/ES2018).
Published in The Palm Beach Post on July 13, 2018
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