Isabella Stewart, 90

U.S. Customs employee

May 05, 2007

Isabella J. Stewart, a retired U.S. Customs Service employee and Red Cross volunteer, died Sunday of pneumonia at Howard County General Hospital. She was 90.

Isabella Bauer was born in New Orleans and moved with her family to the Baltimore area in 1932. She was a 1935 graduate of Glen Burnie High School.

From 1948 until retiring in 1978, Mrs. Stewart was a ship's manifest examiner for customs in Baltimore.

Since 1999, the former longtime Towson resident had lived at the Vantage House retirement community in Columbia.

She had been a Red Cross volunteer.

She was a longtime Orioles season ticket holder and enjoyed duckpin bowling and walking.

Mrs. Stewart was a member of the Baltimore New Church in North Baltimore.

Her marriage ended in divorce.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the McCully-Polyniak Funeral Home, 3204 Mountain Road in Pasadena.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

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