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
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
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.