Evelyn Jane Stover, 78, loved spoiling her grandchildren

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Evelyn Jane Stover
Evelyn Jane Stover

Evelyn Jane Stover, 78, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at her home in Virginia Beach.

She was born to the late Robert and Mary Shearer in Orviston, Centre County, Pa., Dec. 23, 1938. The widow of John Armor Stover, she was also preceded in passing by her sisters, Beverly Simcox and Diane Gensib.

Left to treasure her memory are her six children, John Jr., Michael, Stephen, Eric, Jennifer and Joseph; 13 grandchildren; sisters, Robin Allen and Mary Louise Filmore; brother, Jeff Hetzel; and many more loving friends and family members.

A thoughtful and caring mother through and through, she taught her children humility and humanity. Evelyn loved spoiling her grandchildren with her love and attention and was always an important presence in their lives. She was a hard worker, and enjoyed staying active whenever possible. Evelyn was passionate about her hobbies, which included cooking, knitting, gardening, reading, film, Bingo and her favorite sports, baseball and tennis.

She graduated from Lock Haven Junior – Senior High School in 1956, studied business finance at Gannon University and interior design/architecture at La Salle University.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 16, at the Moriarty-Dutcavich Funeral Home, 112 E. Church St., Lock Haven, Pa. She will be laid to rest next to her late husband in the St. Agnes Cemetery after the service.

Online condolences may be made to the family at hdoliver.com.