Elizabeth Shivers Browning, 93, formerly of Wyncote, a longtime volunteer, died May 3 at Foulkeways at Gwynedd Retirement Community.
Mrs. Browning had volunteered for many years as a docent at “Andalusia,” the former Biddle estate and at “Stenton,” the home of Jonathan Logan, secretary to William Penn. She also initiated guided trolley tours along Germantown Avenue.
Born and raised in Haddonfield, N.J., she attended Western Maryland College.
A horticulturist and member of the Chestnut Hill Garden Club, she won many blue ribbons at the Philadelphia Flower Show. She was a member of the Philadelphia Cricket Club, where she was an avid tennis player.
She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth “Libby” Kuch, of Granite Falls, N.C.; a son, W. Nicholson Browning, of Lexington, Mass.; four grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. Mrs. Browning’s husband, William Cooper Browning, died in 1992.
The family is invited to a graveside service at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at George Washington Memorial Park, 80 Stenton Ave., Plymouth Meeting. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service at 2 p.m. in the main auditorium at Foulkeways, 1120 Meetinghouse Rd., Gwynedd. – WF