Stuart E. Knowlton, 84, of Wenham, husband of the late Janet
(Peacock) Clapp Knowlton, formerly of N. Conway, NH, died
Saturday June 7, 2008 in the Addison Gilbert Hospital,
Gloucester following an extended illness.
Born February 11, 1924 in Wenham, he was the son of the late
Roger and Gwendolen (Duclow) Knowlton. He was educated in local
public schools, a 1942 graduate of Beverly High School. He
enlisted in the US Army during World War ll, serving in Europe,
and fought at the Battle of the Bulge. Following his honorable
discharge as a sergeant, he returned to Wenham. He relocated to
Jackson NH in 1975, and was employed at the Carroll Reed Ski
Shop for many years. He retired in the mid 1980ís, moving back
to his hometown in 2000. He was an excellent golfer, and enjoyed
playing in Hawaii, Hilton Head, SC, and Jackson. He also enjoyed
working on jigsaw puzzles.
He is survived by a son, Mark E. Knowlton and his companion
Theodore Clements of Ipswich, a daughter, Marcia A.
Borysthen-Tkacz and her husband Joseph of Essex, and
stepchildren Gordon Clapp of CA, Ian Clapp and his wife Terri
Boewe of Tamworth, NH, Nancy Brady and her husband Ray of
Needham and Polly Howe of Conway, NH. He is also survived by a
brother, Lawrence Knowlton of Litchfield, CT, eight
grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and
nephews. He was the brother of the late Richard Knowlton,
formerly of Hamilton.
Private funeral arrangements by the Whittier-Porter Funeral home
of Ipswich. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in
his name to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street,
Framingham, MA 01701.