Catherine H. “Hilda” Stewart, 95, formerly of Lexington Ave., Antwerp died Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Kinney Nursing Home, Gouverneur where she had been a resident since 2007.
Born June 4, 1916 in Deposit, NY, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Theresa Ronacher Dindl and attended Antwerp High School.
She married Burl G. Hendrickson and the couple lived in Antwerp. Mr. Hendrickson died June 11, 1975. She married Donald Stewart in the late 1970’s.
Mrs. Stewart worked at Olga’s Knitting Mill in Watertown and Borden Milk Plant in Antwerp.
She enjoyed crafting, fishing, playing cards, baking, gardening, making quilts, crocheting and hooking rugs.
Mrs. Stewart was a member of the Earnest Rebekah Lodge #16 in Antwerp.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol McConnell of Gouverneur; a daughter-in-law, Jean Monroe of Watertown; a sister, Katherine Reid of Griffin, GA; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husbands, Burl Hendrickson and Donald Stewart, a son, Burl R. Hendrickson; three brothers, Joseph, Franklin and Stephen Dindl; three sisters, Mary and two in infancy, and a sister-in-law, Rose Fontaine died before her.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 23, 2011 at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Inc., Theresa, with Rev. Stephen Rocker officiating. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Antwerp.
A calling hour will be 10 - 11 a.m. Friday prior to the funeral.
Condolences may be made online at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com.