Ann Altemeier Dearworth, 78, of Wilmington, DE, passed away April 21, 2018 at her second home in Elkton, MD. She was born March 2, 1940 in Detroit, MI, to the late Edna Altemeier and William Arthur Altemeier Jr., M.D.
Ann was a very smart woman. She was also a popular student at her high school in Cincinnati and was even crowned the senior prom queen. Ann graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1961, which is where she earned her degree in teaching. She also attended Smith College. She was active in the Smith Club of Newark, DE, and interviewed students for admission. With Ann's education and experience, she was able to teach grades K-12. Ann was a Girl Scout leader for a number of years. She worked with the Children of the American Revolution and taught Sunday school for eight years at the Church of Christ in Elkton. Ann helped for a couple of years as superintendent of Sunday school at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Newark. Ann primarily spent most of her professional career as the Operations Manager at the office of James R. Dearworth, M.D., her husband's private practice.
Ann is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Dr. James Robert Dearworth Sr.; son, James Robert Dearworth Jr., Ph. D. (Marcia), of Nazareth, PA; son, John William Dearworth, of Wilmington, DE; grandchildren: Lily, Holly and James. She is also survived by her brothers: William Altemeier III, M.D. (Leslye), of San Antonio, TX; and George Altemeier, of Fort Myers, FL. In addition to Ann's parents, she was preceded in death by her daughters: Kathleen Dearworth and Marjorie Keeley.
Services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. For more information, please call 302-731-5656.
Published by Cecil Whig from May 11 to May 17, 2018.