AIKEN, SC – Dora Hartwell Stumpfig, age 85, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dora was born in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Malcom and Marie Hartwell. She received her bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor where she met her loving husband, Jack Leslie Stumpfig. She resided in Saginaw, Michigan, Naperville, Illinois, and Upper Saddle River, New Jersey for many years before making Aiken, South Carolina her home in 2001. She became an active member in the community within All Saints Anglican Church, Woodside Plantation Country Club, Aiken Center for the Arts, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Aiken Symphony Guild and was the founding member of Wine, Woman and Books Club at Woodside Plantation Country Club. Dora enjoyed dabbling in the stock market, reading the Wall Street Journal and keeping up with the news. She loved the arts, collecting antiques, cooking, and reading. Dora will be remembered for her unmitigated love of family, remarkable gift of caring, spontaneous sense of humor, and positive energy.
Survivors include her beloved husband of sixty-three years, John Leslie Stumpfig; four sons, John, Tom, David, and Paul Stumpfig; as well as eleven grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to “Children’s Place.” Please log on to their website at www.childrensplaceinc.org, or to the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association.
A memorial service will be held at the All Saints Anglican Church, Aiken on Friday August 2, 2019 at 11:00 am.
The Historic George Funeral Home, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.
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