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Cape Gazette N I~WS TUESDAY, JANUARY 29- THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013 13 Obituaries )) Eve Mae Kovalchick, retired teacher Eve Mae Kovalchick, 77, of Lewes passed away unexpect- edly Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Bee- be Medical Center in Lewes. She was born Aug. 21, 1935, daugh- ter of the late John and Mary (Crighton) Anderson. Born and raised in Harmar- ville, Pa., she graduated in 1957 from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, eager to begin her career as an elementary school teacher. She relocated to Chicago, Ill. in 1959 to be with Robert Kovalchick, to whom she was married for 23 Eve Kovalchick years. Togeth- er they raised a daughter and son. In 1985 she completed her master's degree in educational administration and supervision. Upon her hus- band's passing, Eve relocated to La Plata, Md., where she contin- ued to teach elementary school until she retired in 1998. Eve had been a frequent visi- tor to the Delmarva Peninsula since 1970 and permanently re- located to Lewes in 1998. She was very active in the local community, volunteering• for many years at the Lewes Public Library. Eve also served as a do- cent at Cannonball House and the Lewes Historical Society. She regularly hosted friends in her home to watch movies and was an avid supporter of the Re- hoboth Beach Film Society, hav- ing sponsored several film fes- rival screenings. Eve loved live cOmmunity theater just as much and was a supporter of the Pos- sum Point Players, often travel- ling to New York City to enjoy Broadway shows. Eve enjoyed recreational and educational travel with family and friends. She loved ocean and river cruis- es and was a frequent Road Scholar with Elderhostel. How- ever, she was just as happy at home or under a beach umbrella with a good book or a challeng- ing crossword puzzle. She es- pecially enjoyed visits from her infant grandson Max. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Kovalchick in 1984, and two brothers: Amold and Robert Anderson. Eve is survived by her daughter: Ann Kovalchick and husband Paul Longo of Des Moines, Iowa; her son Robert Kovalchick and wife Sheila of Laurel, Md.; her CLASSICAL MUSIC beloved grandson Max; and dear brother Jack Anderson and wife Lois of Lewes. A memorial servic.e will be held at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins- Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings High- way, Lewes, where friends may visit beginning at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the fam- ily suggests memorial contri- butions be made to Rehoboth Beach Film Society, 107 Truitt Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971, or Lewes Public Library, 111 Ad- ams Ave., Lewes, DE 19958. Kathleen J. Fellows, caring person known fondly as "Geri," 73, of New Castle, joined her Heaven- ly Father Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Born in Wilmington Aug. 18, 1939, Geri was the daughter of the late Stephen Grabowski and Irene Kola_kowski Grabowski. Graduating from Wilmington High School in 1957, she mar- ried the love of her life and best friend, Clarence Carl "Griff' Griffith Sr. Geri was a talented homemak- er who loved to bowl with the Wednesday A.M. Housewives and also in the Saturday Night Happy Hour League. Her happiest days were spent with her children and grandchil- dren in her backyard swimming Kathleen J. Fellows of George- pool in the summer. town passed away Monday, Jan. Traveling with Griff to West 21, 2013, at Beebe Medical Cen- Virginia was something that ter. Kathleen was born in Brook- Geri looked forward to every lyn, N.Y., daughter of the late year. Bertrum and Patricia (Traynor) All family functions were held Riley. at Geri's home, where she de- She was a homemaker who lighted in making sure everyone enjoyed gardening, loved horse- had a good time. back riding and her dogs. She Good food and fun topped was a very caring person who with lots of hugs and kisses loved to help those in need. She made her life complete. She was a member of Loyal Order of was loved dearly by family and Moose, Lodge 646 in Lewes. friends alike and wilt be sorely Kathleen is survived by her missed by all. husband of 30 years, William Griff, her beloved husband of "Bill" Fellows; 10 children, Pa- 52 years, passed away in 2008. tricia Gutenberger and husband She leaves behind her children, Ernest ofPhiladelphia, Pa.,James Roni Griffith and her compan- Spath and wife Tracey of North ion John Hensley of New Castle, Dakota, Kaseie Walker and hus- Lisa Orr and her husband Dave band Jack, John Gallagher, Rich- of New Castle, and Clarence C. ard Gallagher, Kate Fellows, Pa- "Skip" Grifflth Jr. of New Castle; tricia Martin and husband Larry, family friend Nancy Griffith of all of Pennsylvania, Karen Craig Bear; twin sister, Irene Marcotte and husband Bob of George- and her husband Earl of Re- town, Billy Fellows III of New hoboth Beach; brother, Stephen Jersey and Marie Pipitone and J. Grabowski and his wife Mar- husband Michael, also of Penn- tha of Rehoboth Beach; sister-in- sylvania; several grandchildren; law, Karen McClure of Charles- and several great-grandchildren, ton, W.Va.; grandchildren, A funeral service was held Sabrina Griffith, Casey Griffith, Saturday, Jan. 26, in the chapel David On: and wife Chrissy, of Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Scott Orr, Tyler Hensley, Chan- Market St., Georgetown. Burial dler Hensley, Dustin Hensley, was in Union Cemetery. In lieu and John Hensley; great-grand- of flowers, the family suggest children, Shane, Julian, Joslyn, memorial contributions to the Shyan, Julianna, Aubrey, Logan, American Lung Association of Blake, and Avery; and nieces the Mid-Atlantic, 3001 Old Get- and nephews. tysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA Visitation was held Sunday, 17011. Jan. 27, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Geraldine C, Griffith, Parkway, New Castle. A funeral service was held Monday, Jan. talented homemaker 28, at the funeral home. Mrs. Geraldine Carol Griffith, Interment followed in All Groome United Methodist Church invites the public to its FREE Lenten Bible Study that will begin on Wednesday evening, February 6, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Saints' Cemetery, 6001 Kirk- for the Cure, Attn: Donor Servic- wood Highway,, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX In lieu of flowers, contributions 75265-0309. may be made to Susan G. Komen Continued on page 15 HEY, LOCALS... THE TOWN IS YOURS AGAI NI.I ˘. 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