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Stewart, Donald D. Sr.

Donald D. Stewart Sr., a resident of Westwood for over 30 years, died Friday, April 24, 2009 at the Caritas Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton unexpectedly.  He was 78.  Donald was born Jan 25, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, a son of the late William and Ann (Campbell) Stewart.  He graduated from Arlington High School in Arlington, Massachusetts, and served as a master sergeant in the US Army during the Korean War.  Donald was the owner and operator of the Donald D. Stewart Auto Body and Repair Shop of Roxbury until his retirement in 2004.  He was a Past Master of St. John’s Lodge AF & AM of Boston, a member of Aleppo Temple Shrine in Wilmington, and a member of the Board of Governors of the Shriner’s Hospital in Boston.  He was the husband of the late Diana M. (Saba) Stewart, and is survived by his son, Donald D. Stewart Jr., and his wife Judith, of Franklin; his daughters, Denise J. Stewart of Norwood, and Natasha D. Stewart of Norwood; his brother, Barry Stewart of Westwood; his sisters, Shirley Stewart of Westwood, and Diane Stewart of Weymouth; and his grandchildren, Cole R., Olivia N., and Ava L. Stewart.  Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, April 28 from 6-8 PM at the Folsom Funeral Home, 649 High Street, Westwood.  Donald’s funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 AM at the funeral home followed by burial in New Westwood Cemetery with military honors.  Donations in Don’s memory to the Shriner’s Burns Hospital, 51 Blossom St, Boston, MA 02114 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Jennifer Saba
    April 28th, 2009 | 9:35 am

    My thoughts and prayers go out to my cousins and the extended family. Uncle Don referred my parents to Children’s Hospital and for that I will be forever grateful. He is the reason I am here today. He will be missed. Sending love to the family during this time of grief.

  2. Mary & Dick Norris
    April 28th, 2009 | 10:24 am

    Don was a good man.
    We served together in our masonic life, Shrine, Boston Commandery #2, Hospital Board etc. He will be missed.

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