Ruth Evelyn Hovis September 5, 1929 - January 16, 2023

Ruth Evelyn Hovis, 93, of Center Valley, passed away Monday January 16, 2023, in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Twp. She was the wife of the late Eugene B. Hovis, Jr. Born in Butler, PA, she was a daughter of the late Paul J. and Elizabeth (Sarver) Heist. Evelyn was a graduate of Butler Senior High School. She was a member of Faith United Church of Christ, Center Valley and was a volunteer for Meals-On-Wheels for many years.

Survivors: Daughter: Sandra L. Sosnowsky and her husband Steven of Center Valley; Sons: Thomas W. Hovis and his wife Brenda of Coopersburg, Gary W. Hovis and his wife Lois of Coopersburg; Grandchildren: 5; Great-grandchildren: 11. Evelyn was predeceased by 2 brothers and 1 sister.

Services: 11 am Saturday, Faith UCC, 5992 PA-378, Center Valley, PA 18034. A visitation will be held from 10 – 11 am Saturday in the church. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers to Faith UCC or St. Luke’s Hospice House, 2455 Black River Rd., Bethlehem, PA 18015.


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