OBITUARY

Pearlie Mae STEWART

March 3, 1938March 2, 2020

Pearlie Mae Stewart, 81 years old of Harrisburg, PA peacefully transitioned home to be the Lord on Monday, March 2, 2020 in peace surrounded by her family. She was born in Arlington, GA March 3, 1938 daughter of the late Platt and Mary (Slayton) Mitchell. In 1968, Pearlie met and married the late William Lamar Stewart, Sr. preceded in death April 2, 2014. The couple was married for 49 years and to their union eight children were born. Pearlie served as employee and supervisor working at Strawberry Square in Harrisburg, PA until her retirement at the age of 54. In her spare time, she enjoyed sewing, reupholstering, electronic games, reading, solving puzzles, cooking, crochet or attending flea markets to find antique treasures to display in her beautiful home and spending time with her family and friends. She was an active member of the Mount Zion Church of God in Christ formerly located on Boyd Street under the leadership of the late Elder Caesar Bennett and served on the choirs as a lead soloist, self-taught pianist. She served in the same capacity under the current Pastor Elder Reginald Frison until her illness in November 2014. She leaves to celebrate and cherish precious memories of her life eight children, Bernadine Stewart, Marie Stewart-Rector (Stanley), Debra Ann Stewart, Linda Stewart, Joe Willie Stewart all of Harrisburg, PA; William Lamar Stewart, Jr., (Rita) Greenville, SC, Jannette Stewart Capitol Heights, MD; Annette Stewart-Colon (Reyes) Newark, NJ and twenty grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, sisters and brothers, hosts of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Pearlie’s life will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 10:30 AM until time of services at 11:30 AM in the sanctuary of the Mount Zion C.O.G.I.C, 557 Radnor Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Arrangements entrusted to the Ministry of Comfort of: Zimmerman Auer Funeral Home, Inc. 4100 Jamestown Road, Harrisburg, PA.

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    Tuesday, March 10, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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