Warren Stevens, 90, husband of the late Josephine A. (Woitowicz)
Stevens and former Wenham Treasurer passed away on May 1, 2016
after a long and valiant fight with cancer.
Warren was born June 25, 1925 in Arlington the son of the late
Alfred C. and Sigred (Sorby) Stevens, and was raised in
Wenham. Following graduation from Wenham public schools he
enlisted in the US Navy. During World War II he served honorably
on the USS Niobrara and USS Columbus both in the Atlantic and
Pacific. Upon returning from service, he received an accounting
degree from Burdett College in 1948. While working small jobs,
he opted to run for Wenham Town Treasurer. In 1956, he
successfully won the local election and served as a part time
Treasurer until 1960. In October of 1960 he married the late
Josephine Woitowicz of Westford with whom he shared the next
fifty-three years in marriage. They made their home and raised
their family in Andover, moving in with his son and
daughter-in-law in December 2015.
He had a twenty-five year distinguished career as a senior
contract administrator with the federal government.
Warren enjoyed traveling, especially on their cruises to
Bermuda, walking and building model ships. He was an active
member of the Alleppo Shrine.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Jacky
Stevens of Wenham; a sister Ann McAniff of Amesbury;
sister-in-laws, Ruth Stevens of Wenham and Sophie Brule of
Westford; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
His funeral service with Naval Honors will be held graveside 10:30
am** Wednesday, May 4 in the Wenham Cemetery, Main Street, Wenham.
Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Arrangements are
under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral home of
Ipswich. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name
may be made to the Lahey Medical Center, 41 Mall Road,
Burlington, MA 01805 or the American Cancer Society, 20 Speen
Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
**Please note correct time for services