Elizabeth J "Libby" Stewart

May 29, 1924 - December 29, 2019
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Elizabeth J. “Libby” Maxwell Stewart, 95, of Tuscarawas, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 29, 2019 in Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.

A daughter of the late Elmer H. and Emma (Roth) Sindlinger, Libby was born May 29, 1924 at Tuscarawas, Ohio.

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Elizabeth J. “Libby” Maxwell Stewart, 95, of Tuscarawas, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 29, 2019 in Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.

A daughter of the late Elmer H. and Emma (Roth) Sindlinger, Libby was born May 29, 1924 at Tuscarawas, Ohio.

Libby graduated from Tuscarawas-Warwick High School in 1943. She then went to work for Hercules Motors at Canton. Libby also worked at several other places over the years which included the Dennison Depot during the war, Metzger’s Tavern at Tuscarawas and Harts Family Store.

She was a life member of St. James Lutheran Church at Tuscarawas and was also a social member of both the Tuscarawas VFW Post #7943 and the 95th Bombers Group. Libby was also a member of the 500 Card Club for more than 50 years.

Libby was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, John Maxwell who passed away on January 2, 1961; her second husband, Robert Stewart who passed away on March 29, 1997 and her two sons, John Maxwell who passed away on February 24, 1988 and Jeffrey Maxwell who passed away on October 1, 2012.

She is survived by a grandson, Jeffrey Maxwell of California; a great grandson, Matthew (Charlotte) Schaar; two great-great grandchildren, Colt and Ruby Schaar; special cousins, Jill and Duane Schweitzer who were her caretakers and was there for Libby 24-7 and many caring Roth cousins whom she dearly loved.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the St. James Lutheran Church at Tuscarawas. A funeral service celebrating Libby’s life will follow at 12 p.m. in the church with Pastors Jeremy Hollingshead and Kenneth Hacker officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Following the committal service, a luncheon will be held in the fellowship hall in the church.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Libby by visiting the funeral home website, www.geibcares.com.

Contributions may be made in Libby’s memory to St. James Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 336, Tuscarawas, OH 44682.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

St. James Lutheran Church

Address:

215 Church Street, TUSCARAWAS, OH, 44682

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Service Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm

St. James Lutheran Church

Address:

215 Church Street, TUSCARAWAS, OH, 44682

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Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery

Address:

215 Church Street, TUSCARAWAS, OH, 44682

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Born: May 29, 1924
Died: December 29, 2019

Condolences for Elizabeth J. Maxwell Stewart

Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

TANYA WEBER posted on 1/2/20

Mrs. Stewart was a patient of ours since 2017. Very sad to see her passing. She was a very sweet lady. Staff at PURETONE HEARING SERVICES Dr. Brian Smith Tanya Weber Mike Grove Bonnie Warner

 

Harold Shamel posted on 12/31/19

Good bye dear friend !

 

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