MEREDITH — Isabel Dewey Clymer, 96, formerly of Chatham, N.J., died April 23, 2012, at her home on Meredith Neck Road.
Born in Baltimore, Md., on May 20, 1916, she was the daughter of Harry L. and Mabel (Dewey) Straub of Dowagiac, Mich.
She moved to Chatham, N.J., in 1924 and lived in the same house from that time until she moved to Meredith in October 2005 to live with her son and daughter-in-law. She graduated from Chatham High School and also from Pace Business College in New York City.
Isabel was a very active member of the Chatham Methodist Church for almost 80 years and a member of the church choir for more than 60 of those years.
She was married to James Harrison Clymer Jr. from Sept. 21, 1945, until his death in 1996.
Isabel is survived by her son, James H. Clymer III of Meredith; daughter June DeBonis of Aix-en-Provence, France; and grandchildren Christopher Clymer and Alison Clymer of Meredith and Madeleine DeBonis of Aix-en-Provence, France.
There will be a funeral service in the Mayhew Funeral Home, routes 3 and 104, Meredith, on Thursday, April 26, at 3 p.m. Burial will be in the Sellersville Cemetery, Sellersville, Pa., on Friday, April 27, at 3 p.m.