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Gwendolyn Elizabeth (Brantley) Stevens

February 23, 1943 ~ September 6, 2020 (age 77)

Obituary

Gwendolyn E. Stevens, age 77 of Camden, DE passed away on September 6, 2020 after a 20-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  Mrs. Stevens was born on February 23, 1943 in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY, the daughter of Wannie & Ruby Brantley.

A graduate of Concord College, WV, Gwendolyn went on to complete her Master’s Degree at Hofstra University in NY.  She obtained 40 additional credits, aiding her in her over 30 year teaching career in the Caesar Rodney School District.  She donated her time in several clubs to include the Newcomer’s Club and the Wyoming-Camden Roundtable Club as a past President and Vice President.  Gwendolyn was very active in the Lions and Lioness Clubs of Dover.

Her free time included travel, seeing all of the United States and 54 countries around the world. Her hobbies included singing, which was her life, and entertaining in area nursing homes.  She will be remembered for her ability to care for others and give of herself all times.  She was a great organizer and excellent game player.

She is preceded in death by her parents.  She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Peter Stevens; her son, Ryan Tracy (Allison); her stepchildren, Peter Stevens, Jr. (Debra) & Elaine Murphy (Jason Mentel); her grandchildren, Beckett, Emerson & Fletcher Tracy and Tyler and Sophia Stevens; a sister, Marilyn Fishon (Walter); extended family, friends and colleagues in teaching.

Due to covid-19 services are by invite only.  Invited guests may visit on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 11 am until the service at 12 Noon at Pippin Funeral Home, Wyoming, DE.  Interment to follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.  Attendees will be asked to wear masks and recognize social distancing.

Memorials may be made to Delaware Hospice.  Live stream and condolences at www.pippinfuneralhome.com

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gwendolyn Elizabeth (Brantley) Stevens, please visit our floral store.


Services

Viewing
Thursday
September 17, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Pippin Funeral Home, Inc.
119 W. Cam-Wyo Ave
Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 17, 2020

12:00 PM
Pippin Funeral Home, Inc.
119 W. Cam-Wyo Ave
Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934

Video is available for this event


Committal
Thursday
September 17, 2020

2:00 PM
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2465 Chesapeake City Road
Bear, DE 19701

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