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Evelyn G. Ovens

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Evelyn G. Ovens, 93, formerly of Conestoga and New Providence passed away Friday morning, April 28, 2017 at Hamilton Arms Nursing and Rehab Center. Born in Gap, PA on December 23, 1923 she was the daughter of the late Maurice S. and Anna Mary Templeton Doutrich. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husbands, Burton "Eddie" Reitzel who died on March 8, 1972 and Thomas C. Ovens, Jr. who died on January 28, 2011.
Evelyn worked for over 23 years for Schick, Inc. as an assembler. After retirement from Schick she cleaned private homes. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, watching T.V. and spending time with her four legged boy, Sporty.
Evelyn is survived by her step daughter, Cynthia Zielinski of Crawford, Nebraska; her sister, Pauline Ray of Quarryville and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Bailey.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Evelyn's funeral services on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 2PM from the Melanie B. Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, The Gundel Chapel, 3225 Main Street, Conestoga, PA with Rev. Dr. Richard Rimert officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1 to 2PM. Interment will be held in the Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster. Please omit flowers, memorial remembrances may be made in Eveyln's memory to Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Hwy E., Lancaster, PA.
For further information, please call 717-872-1779 or to submit an online condolence visit www.thegundelchapel.com.
Melanie B. Scheid Funeral Directors &
Cremation Services
Conestoga, PA