Elizabeth M. Stinehart

SOUTHWICK – Elizabeth M. Stinehart, 57, (1965 – 2022) of Southwick, MA passed away at home on December 31st, 2022, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on July 23rd, 1965 to the late Dr. James M. Miller and Karen Lundegaard Miller of Montrose, PA.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother Bruce M. Miller, in-law-parents Elmer I. and Elizabeth R. Stinehart of Watertown, MA, brothers-in-law Ron Wright and Richard Marx, and sister-in-law Denise Stinehart-Watson.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years Karl J. Stinehart and 3 children, Erik W. of New York City, James L., and Madison M. Stinehart of Southwick, MA; sisters Margaret (Seth) White of Springville, PA, and Leslie (Jon) Bailey of Old Forge, NY, and brother Christian J. Miller of Sacramento, CA; in-laws Maureen V. Marx of Charlestown, Ellen M. Wright of Westmoreland NH, Kathleen (Elie) Saroufim of Roslindale, Charles M. (Janet) Stinehart of West Newton, John D. Stinehart of Winchendon, Kurt J. (Kristine) Stinehart of Watertown, and Marie (Gary) Brainard of St. Petersburg, FL, niece of Dominican Order Sister Eileen Linehan of Kentucky, and 29 nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth attended Penn State University for her Bachelor’s Degree and Cambridge College for her Master’s Degree. She worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Department of Environmental Protection Western Region for 30 years with a great group of smart, talented, passionate people. She developed a love of birds and bees and all things nature. Elizabeth enjoyed running and walking with both many awesome friends, including the Winter Warriors, and her dog Maverick. She enjoyed many trips with family to the southern New Jersey Shore, mid coast Maine, and the family farm Dewly Mead in Rush, PA. Beth volunteered as a Board of Director at Southwick Recreation Center, USA Swimming Official, and YMCA parents’ group when the kids were growing up with different sports. All special places where the family forged bonds and friendships that continue to this day.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to local non-profits, Our Community Food Pantry at 220 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077, or Southwick Civic Fund at 258 Feeding Hills Road, Southwick, MA 01077.

Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Friday, January 6th, 2023, at Firtion Adams Funeral Home at 76 Broad Street, Westfield, MA from 4pm to 7pm. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday, January 7th, 2023 at 11 am. Interment will be private at a later date at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge/Watertown MA. Firtion Adams Funeral Home contact:

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