DUKE CENTER - Carol E. Silvis, 86, of Main St., passed away Monday (Dec. 16, 2013) at her home unexpectedly following a brief illness.
Born Oct. 1, 1927, in Duke Center, she was a daughter of Foster O. and Helen Edna Flick Everitt. On March 9, 1947, in the Eldred Methodist Church, she married Richard Silvis, who survives.
Carol was a 1944 graduate of Eldred High School. She had resided in Scotch Hill for several years before moving back to Duke Center in 1936.
Mrs. Silvis was employed by Eastman Kodak in Rochester, N.Y., and Viko Furniture Co. in Eldred and later, for many years, at the Otto-Eldred High School cafeteria.
She was a member of the Duke Center United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are two sons, Gary (Coleen) Silvis of Duke Center and David Silvis of Duke Center; two daughters, Barbara (Randy) Evans of Emerald Isle, N.C., and Cheryl (Jim) Eaton of Tavares, Fla.; a daughter-in-law, Jan Silvis of Sandy Lake; as well as seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence Silvis in 2012; and two sisters, Lois Moses in 2001 and Dorothy Regis in 2008.
Friends may call at the Frame Funeral Home in Eldred from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Duke Center United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Sheesley officiating. Burial will follow in Duke Center Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Duke Center United Methodist Church; or the Otto Ambulance Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com