Ethel N. Hewitt, 100, of Curwensville died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at the Ridgeview Elder Care and Rehabilitation Center, Curwensville.
She was born Jan. 2, 1913 in Philipsburg, a daughter of the late M. Harrison and Ruth (Kelly) Northamer.
Mrs. Hewitt retired from the former McGregor Sportswear in 1976. Prior to that, she was employed at the former parachute factory in Curwensville and also the shipyards in Baltimore, MD. In addition, she worked as a waitress in the Curwensville area.
She was a member of Curwensville United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and served as a Sunday school teacher for 50 years. She also was a member of the Rhoda Rebekah Lodge.
She is survived by a son, William Hewitt and his wife, Jean of Curwensville; six grandchildren, Michael Robert Hewitt of Boston, MA, Terri Lea Assael of State College, Tracy Linn Petrone and husband, Johnathan of Curwensville, Karen Renee Gearhart and her husband, John of Frisco, TX, Richard Kenneth Hewitt of Virginia and Dennis Hewitt and his wife, Kathy of Lake Mary, Fla.; five great-grandchildren; and three nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon K. Hewitt on March 26, 1973 and whom she wed Feb. 6, 1934 in Philipsburg; a son, Richard Hewitt; a daughter-in-law, Mildred Hewitt; and a sister, Louella Shinafelt.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Curwensville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Robert S. Ludrowsky officiating. Burial will follow in the Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde.
Friends will be received from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Friday at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Curwensville, and from 10 a.m. until the hour of services Saturday at the church.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Curwensville United Methodist Church, 602 State St., Curwensville.
To sign the online guestbook, go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.