Kathleen P. Steward, who sang in churches in Baltimore and Philadelphia, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital of a brain tumor.
Mrs. Steward, who was 60 and lived on Carrbridge Circle in Towson, retired from singing about 10 years ago. Earlier, she had been a professional soprano soloist at churches in the Philadelphia area and after 1963 around Baltimore.
The former Kathleen Porter was born and educated in Phildelaphia. She did clerical work for the Pennsylvania Railroad there.
She was active in several non-denominational women's religious groups.
Her husband, Raymond W. Steward Sr., is marketing manager of Tidwater Health Care Inc.
She is also survived by two sons, Raymond W. Steward Jt. of Shawan and Scott E. Steward of Owings Mills; a daughter, Heather A. Steward of Towson; a sister, Dorothy Ladd of New Hampshire; and a grandson.
Private services were planned.