Kidwell, Ethel Sarah
Birth: Sunday, October 07, 1934 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 at the age of 84
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Ethel Sarah Kidwell, 84, of Chesapeake Beach passed away February 5, 2019 at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick. She was born October 7, 1934 in Washington, D.C. to Edward and Florence (Ostrander) Centerfeit. She graduated from Bladensburg High School in 1952 and attended classes at the University of Maryland in College Park.

She married Warner Giles "Boody" Kidwell, and they owned and operated Kidwell's Package Store in Tuxedo, MD, and she continued to operate the business in Bladensburg after the death of her husband. She relocated to Chesapeake Beach in 1976, and worked as a substitute teacher at Beach and Windy Hill Elementary Schools. She was a member of the Stallings-Williams American Legion Auxiliary Unit 206, and volunteered her time and talents at the Legion, Meals on Wheels, and at the HELP Association thrift store. In her leisure time Sarah enjoyed the Chesapeake Bay, nature, travel, cruises, walking, gardening, and spending time with her friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter Susan Maria Kidwell, and her brother Bill Centerfeit. She is survived by her son Jeff M. Kidwell, a granddaughter Gretchen Slingerman, and a great-granddaughter Avery Slingerman. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.
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