Evelyn Alice Tewell

Posted July 31, 2014, at 6:03 p.m.

ELLSWORTH – Evelyn Alice Tewell (nee Stangroom), 89 of Ellsworth died peacefully Monday, July 28 at Courtland Rehabilitation and Living Center in Ellsworth.  Evelyn was born September 20, 1924 in Woburn, Massachusetts. Her family moved to England where she was raised and educated.  Returning to the states she became an accomplished artist, seamstress, loving wife and mother, and faithful member of the Church of Our Father in Hulls Cove, ME. She had a pure heart and a loving way with everyone she met.

Evelyn is survived by her brother Robert Stangroom; daughters Joan Bell and partner Robert Jackson of Merritt Island, FL, Betty Schatz and husband George Schatz of Ellsworth, and Martha Farley of Trenton; son David Tewell and partner Shirley Cullen of Lawrence, MA; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Stangroom and Dorothy Baker (Beale); her husband John H. Tewell; son John R. Tewell; two brothers Rupert and Gerald Stangroom and grandson, Joseph Tewell.  A private family service will be held at Hillside Cemetery in Hulls Cove at a later date. 

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