Eleanor C. SteuweJanuary 25,2013
Eleanor C. Steuwe
RANDOLPH — Eleanor “Ellie” C. Steuwe, 92, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, N.H.
She was born Oct. 25, 1920, in Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of William and Eleanor (Jasco) Lapham.
She attended Jersey City (N.J.) Teacher’s College and Pace Institute in New York City.
In 1943, she married Joseph B. Mathis III in Chico, Calif., and he was killed in 1944 in World War II. In September 1947, she married Arthur H. Steuwe. He died in 1993.
In East Charleston, she was a volunteer at the elementary school, a member of the school board and trustee for Plymouth Congregational Church, as well as a volunteer at North Country Hospital in Newport. In Randolph, she was a volunteer at the Gifford Memorial Hospital Thrift Shop and the elementary school ELF Program, a deacon at Bethany Congregational Church and a board member of the senior center.
She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, painting and reading.
Survivors include five children, Joseph Mathis, of Forked River, N.J., Roy Steuwe, of Derby, Arthur Steuwe Jr., of Belmont, Mich., David Steuwe, of Rockingham, and Nancy Smith, of Randolph: 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Randolph Area Senior Center, 6 Hale St., Randolph, VT 05060.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Day Funeral Home in Randolph.
Private online condolences may be left at www.dayfunerals.com.
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