HARTWICK – Pamela J. Stewart, 62, a residential aide at The Meadows, Arc and Springbook, passed away peacefully Tuesday night, Aug. 14, 2018, with family by her side at her home on Buchanan Drive in Hartwick following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born July 2, 1956, in New Berlin, a daughter of Franklin Jay and Wanda L. (McLean) Stewart. After graduating from Cooperstown Central School with the Class of 1974, she attended college.
For many years she served as a residential aide at The Meadows, the Arc Otsego in Hartwick, and Springbrook in Oneonta. At one time she also worked for a cabinet maker in Virginia, a job she truly enjoyed.
She had a love for hunting and fishing, and was an avid fan of the New England Patriots.
Pamela is survived by her children, Alicia Poole and husband, Luke of Hartwick, John Franklin Field and his significant other, Christina Jones of Davenport and Sean Patrick Field and his significant other, Julie Young, along with her two children, Kalynn and Kinsley, of Michigan; seven grandchildren, Dante and Andrew Wellman, Ian and Claire Poole, and Aiden, Jace and Gabriel Field; two sisters, Jodi L. Bottita and husband, Jack of Hartwick and their children, Jack, Roxanne and Chris, and Lori K. Stewart and wife, Melissa Cook of Rensselaer, and Lori’s son Sam Stewart.
She was predeceased by her mother, Wanda L. Stewart, who died July 30, 1999; her father, Franklin Jay Stewart, who died June 22, 2004; a daughter, Emma-Leigh Frances Stewart, who died August 19, 1994; and her brother, Willard Wayne Stewart who died Nov. 5, 1977.
A Memorial Service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Hartwick Christian Church, with the Rev. Laverne H. Saxer, pastor officiating.
Immediately following the service, Pamela’s family will receive friends in the church hall for a time of refreshment and fellowship.
Expressions of sympathy in the form of memorial gifts may be made to the Hartwick Rod and Gun Club, PO Box 251, Hartwick, NY 13348.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.