PAWTUCKET- Sophia (Carlson) Stewart, age 96, passed away on July 11, 2012 at the Genesis Healthcare Pawtucket Center with her loving family by her side. She was married for sixty years to her beloved husband, the late Robert Stewart.
A long time resident of Pawtucket, Sophia was the daughter of the late Roy and Annie (Whyte) Carlson and was the sister of the late Dorothy Read, the late Edwin Carlson and the late Thomas Carlson.
She is survived by her sons, Robert of Rumford and Roy of Cranston, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and daughter-in-laws, Carol and Betty, who were given the special gift of a second Mom in their lives whom she called her daughters, they loved her very much. Sophia lived for her family, there wasn't anything she wouldn't do for them. We were all blessed by her unconditional love, example, goodness and kindness. She was a special blessing to our family and will be greatly missed, but her love and memories will live in our hearts forever.
We wish to thank everyone at the Pawtucket Center who took part in the everyday care of our Mom and the aides and nurses from Beacon Hospice who came in and also cared for Sophia.
Burial will be private for the family. Anyone wishing to make a donation in her memory, can send their gift to Beacon Hospice, Christen Foundation, 1 Catamore Boulevard, East Providence, RI 02914. Please visit www.manningheffern.com for