Stubbs, Dr. Carolyn Amonitti

April 11, 2007

CAROLYN AMONITTI STUBBS was born in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of the late George J. and Thomaseenia H. Amonitti, on March 23, 1929. Carolyn departed this lie early in the morning on Good Friday, April 6, 2007. Carolyn was christened and confirmed at the Church of the Annunciation in Philadelphia and graduated from Philadelphia High School for Girls. She attended Howard University, and Morgan State College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Arts degree, both in English. In 1979, she earned a Doctor of Humane Letters Degree in English from George Washington University. Her career as a teacher and college professor spand 40 years. She taught in the Bowie State College and Howard University. She served as a board member of the Modern Language Association and was a member of the College Language Association, Maryland State Teachers of English and the American Association of University Professors. Carolyn's numerous club memberships gave her great joy and valued friendships. She was a past president of the Northeasterners, and was an active member of the Moles, the Carets, the Links, Delta Sigma Theta, Jack & Jill, the PANS, The Sunday Bunch, the ABCs, the Fourth Friday Set and the Hens and Roosters. She was also on the board of the L. M. Sawyer Scholarship Fund and former Columbia Hospital for Women, and a member of the Woman's Club of Chevy Chase, served as an Election Judge in Montgomery County and was appointed to the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators. Carolyn is sadly mourned by her devoted husband of 50 years, Wesley L. Stubbs; loving daughter, Weslie S. Robinson; a son-in-law, Earl G. Robinson, Jr.; a granddaughter, Erin Paige Robinson and a brother, George J. Amonitti, MD. Carolyn also leaves to mourn a cousin, Bettina A. Nicholas; sisters-in-law, Audrey S. May and Mary Amonitti; brothers-in-law, Semuel W. May and Melvin E. Stubbs; and nephews, Stuart E. May, George J. Amonitti, IV, Robert G. Amonitti and Glenn S. Amonitti. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made in Carolyn's name to : Howard University, Department of English, 2225 Georgia Avenue, NW, Suite 901, Washington, D.C. 20059, to the attention of Mr. Virgil E. Ecton. On Thursday, April 12, 2007, visitation from 10 A.M. until 10:45 A.M., followed by a Memorial Service at 11 A.M. at The Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, One Chevy Chase Circle, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20015. Arrangements by McGuire.

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