2011-08-12 / Obits

Henry Fitz Maurice Stewart

Cabinet Maker

Henry Fitz Maurice Stewart, 85, a long time Rockaway resident, died on July 16.

Stewart was born in Georgetown, Guyana on November 19, 1926. He worked as a cabinet maker and his hobbies included music and sports.

Stewart was preceded in death by his brothers Inglis Stewart (Tautee) and Ewing Stewart.

He is survived by his three children Ingrid Francis (Wendy), Norman Stewart and Errol (Rawle) Stewart; ten grandchildren, Shawn Francis, John Francis Jr., Daryl Stewart, Troy Baksh, Tony Stewart, Linda Stewart, Diana Stewart, Brittney Stewart, Brandon Stewart and Blair Stewart; brother, Jerry Stewart; sister, Flora Scantlebury; son-in-law, John Francis Sr.; two daughters-in-law, Cheryl Stewart and Karen H. Stewart; uncle of Sharon Stewart, Shelly Barrow, Veronica Boyce, Joyce Thompson, Ovid Stewart, Yonnette Stewart; as well as a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment followed at Cypress Hills Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.

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