Dorothy was born on April 25, 1919, in New Bedford, MA; she was the beloved daughter of the late Harry and Ada (Spencer) Stewart. Dorothy was raised and educated in Wilmington, MA and was Valedictorian of the Wilmington High School Class of 1937 and a graduate of Boston University with the Class of 1941.
Dorothy served in World War II as a Sergeant in the United States Army (WAC) and was honorably discharged in 1946; she then went on to a long and successful career with the U. S. Government. Dorothy was an avid world traveler and shared her passion of traveling with family and friends.
Dorothy is survived by her sister, Doctor Pearl S. Pitt of St. Simons Island, GA, her brothers Harry T. Stewart of Wilmington, MA, and Norman T. Stewart of Arlington, TX, and sisters-in-law Ann Stewart of Harwich, MA, Charlotte Stewart of Wilmington, MA, and Estafana Stewart of Arlington, TX, as well as many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews who adored their “Aunt Dot”. Dorothy was pre-deceased by her brother Ervyl Stewart and brother-in-law Dr. Leldon Pitt.
Graveside Services with Military Honors will be held in the Veterans Lot at Wildwood Cemetery, 233 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Friday, June 24th at 2:00 p.m.