Gladys E. (Ittner) Stuart, 96
CLINTON - Gladys E. (Ittner) Stuart, 96, died peacefully in her home, loved ones by her side, on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
She is survived by two grandchildren: Rachael Sampson and her husband, Bo, of San Diego, CA, and Michael Anderson and his wife, Teressa, of Portland, OR; three great-grandchildren: Chloe, Sabrina, and Miles; a sister, Inge Lotze, of Oxford; nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 71 years, Philip W. "Buddy" Stuart, who died in 2019, and their daughter, Claudia Anderson, who died in 1983.
Gladys was born and raised in Clinton, daughter of German immigrants Lorenz and Helene (Beyer) Ittner. She was a graduate of Clinton High School, and a life-long resident. She met her husband while working as a manager at Colonial Press.
A devout member of Ev. Trinity Lutheran Church, she often used her musical talents to worship, and served as church Choir Director for many years, played the piano, organ, and sang. She loved music, and passed that love onto her daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Gladys was a lovely woman, beloved by family and friends alike. She will be sorely missed.
The Stuart family wishes to thank her caretakers for their care and compassion.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gladys's graveside service on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 2 Woodlawn St., Clinton. A calling hour will be held in the McNally & Watson Funeral Home, 304 Church St., Clinton, immediately prior, from 10:15-11:15 a.m., before proceeding to the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Ev. Trinity Lutheran Church, 117 Chace St., Clinton, MA 01510. In accordance will current guidelines, the use of facemasks, and the practice of social distancing will be required at the funeral home and cemetery.www.mcnallywatson.com
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Published by Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Apr. 13 to Apr. 16, 2021.