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The following is a copy of the article about Sheila Stein as a Bronxville Village Trustee in the May 1984 issue of the BWC's The Villager magazine. Click on the banner below. Also, a thank you to the advertisers that are shown, they are still in Bronxville! The webmaster apologizes for the poor quality of the reprint.
Joyce Balint and Vicki Ford
The Honorable Mary Marvin
The Honorable Nancy Hand
The Honorable Marcial Lee
The Honorable William Murphy
Music by Duo-Essence, a guitar and flute duo
Catered by Sheldon Party Services
Martin Stein “Fritz” was born in NYC, graduated from Manhasset High School on Long Island, received his BS degree from Columbia College, and his MD degree from Albany Medical College. He did his internship and residency in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City.
In 1969 he accepted a position as Director of Medicine and Chief of Nephrology at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Yonkers. When he retired he was honored by the hospital for 35 years of dedicated service.
Dr. Stein is a Colonel in the US Army Reserves. He retired in 1997 after completing 20 years. Following his retirement he volunteered to go back on active duty at Landstuhl Medical Center in Germany during the Iraq war. He was deployed in 2005 and again in 2007. There was a shortage of doctors at the time because of the number of wounded coming out of the war.
Fritz has also been active in Bronxville. He served on the board of the Counseling Center for several years and chaired the Bronxville Challenge, a community based drug and alcohol education and prevention program. He is an elder in the Reformed Church and presently a member of the Bronxville Rotary Club.
Golf is one of his favorite pastimes. Topping the list of activities is spending time with his children, and grandchildren.
Sheila Stein grew up in Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BS degree.
After graduation she moved to East Africa with her husband Ralph Bowen, a plastic surgeon working with a small medical foundation and Albert Schweitzer’s Hospital. They moved to Houston, Texas following their African tour. Dr. Bowen died in 1968. The couple had three children, Susan, David, and Peter Bowen.
Following her husband’s death Sheila worked at River Oaks Bank and Trust Company in Houston as Vice President an head of the Women’s Banking Department.
She married Fritz Stein in 1973 and they moved to Bronxville. Dr. Stein has two chi8ldren, Fritz Stein III and Kim Stein and their daughter, Maggie who was born in 1976.
Sheila’s record of community service includes Co-Founder of the Bronxville Youth Council, member of the village zoning board, village Trustee, and Mayor of Bronxville for six years.
She was named Woman of the Year by Zonta, a women’s service organization. She received the Bronxville Rotary Club community service award, and Concordia College President’s award for excellence in Education and Community Service. She is an elder in the Reformed Church.
With their blended family of six they have fourteen grandchildren. They are now the focus of Sheila and Fritz’s life and being with them is a top priority.