Rowena Ellen Ivers-Stough(1952 - 2014)

Rowena Ellen Ivers-Stough, age 61, of Manchester, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, due to an unexpected illness.

She was born in Sandy River Plantation, Maine, on Aug. 13, 1952. The daughter of Edna (Hardy) Ivers and the late Walter Ivers. She was one of nine children. she is survived by her three children, Stefani, Gary, and Zachary Stough; as well as her dogs, and her siblings, Bernie Ivers, Sheila Neilson, Dana Ivers, Laura Ivers, Walter Ivers, Randy Ivers, and Brad Ivers; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She we predeceased by her older sister, Wanda Jacques-Gill.

She was a very active member in the community and Emanuel Lutheran Church, involved in the mutual ministries, a counsel member, Ruth circle, and altar guild.

A celebration of life service will be held on April 12 at 1 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 60 Church St., Manchester.

Rowena will be greatly missed by both family and community.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Stough Family Memorial Fund, c/o Rockville Bank, 768 N. Main St., Manchester, CT 06042.

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Funeral Home

Holmes Funeral Home
400 Main Street Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 643-2441

Published in Journal Inquirer from Apr. 5 to Apr. 15, 2014