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Frank J. Stewart

Frank J. Stewart, 87, husband of Elizabeth (Boucher) Stewart  longtime of Washington Street, Ipswich, died peacefully March 16, 2008 at his winter home in Bradenton, Florida

Born in Manhattan, New York,  September 19, 1920, the son of the late Edwin and Anna (Hennig) Stewart, he was raised in New York and was a graduate of New York City public schools. Enlisting at the age of eighteen, he served with the U.S. Marines during five years of World II. He was wounded at the Battle of Guadalcanal. Honorably discharged, he returned to Boston.

Married in 1945, the Stewarts made their home home and raised their family at his late address. For many years he was employed as a security officer at Bell Lab, Western Electric in Andover,  retiring in 1983 after thirty years of service. Mr. Stewart was very active in many military organizations, and especially enjoyed keeping in touch with his Marine buddies he served with in
Guadalcanal. Frank and his wife also had a passion for traveling, exploring the fifty states and many European countries.

Mr. Stewart was a life member of the Ipswich VFW Post #1093, American Legion A.P. Gardener Post #749 of Hamilton, Newburyport D.A.V., Ipswich American Veterans Post # 201, Knights of Columbus Carrollton Council #298, Ipswich Lyons Club, !st Marine Division, Marine Corps League and the Guadalcanal Campaign Veterans.

In addition to his beloved wife of sixty-two years he is survived by a son Terry Stewart and his wife Emy of Sarasota, Florida; a daughter, Paulette Logan of Gorham, Maine four grandchildren, John, Paulette, Stephen and Matthew Logan all of Maine; eight great grandchildren, John and  Amanda  Spilman, Lindsey Gray,  Jeremy, Cody, Brandon, Heather  and Jayden Logan all of Maine; a brother, Robert Stewart of Blauvelt, New York and many nephews and nieces.

His funeral service will be held graveside with Military Honors 11 AM Saturday August 9 in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. 

 

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