Obituary of Abigail Stearns
Abigail C Stearns passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019, surrounded by her family at her home in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Born in 1932 in Bryn Mawr PA, she was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Clementson. Mrs. Stearns was a science teacher for 36 years and taught at Camp Hill School District from 1956 – 1958 and at Bound Brook High School from 1958 – 1994. She graduated from Punxsutawney High School in Punxsutawney PA, class of 1951. She received her bachelor’s degree from the Indiana University of PA. in 1955, and a master’s degree from Penn State in 1960.
Mrs. Stearns was a member and Past Matron of Century Chapter # 100 Order of the Eastern Star in Somerville. She was a member of the Jeptha Abbott chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution as well as his descendant. She was also an associate member of the Camp Middlebrook DAR in Bound Brook. She was a member of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as well as an active member of the Bound Brook United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Stearns was preceded by her husband Allen N. Stearns, Sr. and her son Robert Stearns. She is survived by her son, Allen N. Stearns, Jr. and his wife, Johnna of Lakewood Ranch FL.; her grandchildren Allen Stearns III of Orlando and Madison Stearns of Tampa; her siblings, Hallie Kubit and Elizabeth Bruce in PA.; and her brother William Clementson in N.J.
Visiting will be 4:00 to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at Hagan-Chamberlain Funeral Home, 225 Mountain Ave., Bound Brook. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 31, 2019, at the Bound Brook United Methodist Church 150 West Union Avenue, Bound Brook. Burial will followat 1:30 PM at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, 225 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA.