Blanche Stewart passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015 in Elderberry Court in Ambridge. She was born on October 2, 1918, daughter of the late Cesar and Felicia Aversa. She was a sister to Celeste Huk, Columbiania, OH and Isabel Kisiday, Englewood, FL. Blanche is survived by her daughter, Judith (Bernie) Montell, and her daughter in law, Lou Donna Stewart, seven grandchildren, Cassie, Paul and Matt (Rita) Montell and Christopher (Carol) Stewart, Stacey (Joe) Krol, Jennifer and Erica Stewart. Also surviving are eight great grandchildren; Vincent, Anthony and Alexander Montell, Cydney, EJ and Riley Krol and Hayden Stewart, and two great-great grandchildren, Camia and Tia Adams, all of who she loved very much. She is also survived by her best friend and sister in law, Beverly Stewart in Denver Colorado.
Blanche was a graduate of Ambridge High School Class of 1937, and served on her reunion committee for many years. She worked in retail for many years and retired as the manager of Top Value Stamp Redemption Center in Northern Lights. At age 80 she went back to work as a greeter at J.C. Penney.
Blanche loved to golf and served as President of the ladies golf association at the Ambridge Country Club. She also participated in the Beaver County Times Senior Golf event. She was a Charter member of St. John the Baptist Church Christian Mothers. In her younger years she actively participated in both Boy Scouts and Girl Scout organizations. She served as president of the Baden American Legion Auxiliary. Because of her love of reading , she volunteered every year to serve and prepare punch for the Baden Memorial Library’s annual fundraiser.
Blanche was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 51 years, Kay A. Stewart in 1992, her son Richard in 2015 and her brother, Fred Aversa in 2013.
Friends received 4-8 Pm Monday at the Kasper-Hahn Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 547 8th Street Ambridge 724-266-2549 Mass of Christian Burial St. John the Baptist Church Baden Tuesday at 11 AM.
Burial Sylvania Hills Cemetery.
The Family would like to thank Elderberry Court for the wonderful care that she received.