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Elizabeth Stewart, age 90, of Wilmington, Delaware died on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the Compassionate Care Hospice, St Francis Hospital.

Elizabeth attended PS DuPont High School. She went on to receive her undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and her Master's Degree + 30 from Temple University.

Elizabeth was a physical education and health teacher at Mount Pleasant Junior High and then at Mount Pleasant High School, where she retired.

Elizabeth was a WAVE in the Navy Reserves form 1949 until 1957. She was an active member of the League of Women Voters and the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She was a past Regent as she had had the honor of serving a term as Regent of the Caesar Rodney Chapter of Wilmington. She had been a long time member of the Hillcrest Methodist Church.

Elizabeth is survived by her son, James and his wife Mary Ellen Devaney of Wilmington, Delaware, and her daughter, Elizabeth (Penny) and her husband David Major and her grandchildren, Andrew Major and Abigail Major of Jacobstown, New Jersey.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Brandywine Valley Funeral Care-Beeson Chapel, 412 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, Delaware, where friends may visit with the family beginning at 10:00am. Burial will be in St. George's Cemetery in St. George's Delaware.