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Bernadette A. Vevasis, 73 – Enjoyed Painting and Decorating Ceramics

Bernadette A. Vevasis, 73, Girardville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in California, she was a daughter of the late Bernard and Catherine Dolan Bilsky. She worked for the General Cigar Factory, Mahanoy City, and as a presser for Ashland Shirt until her retirement.

She was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Church of St. Charles Borromeo Parish.

Bernadette enjoyed painting and decorating ceramic crafts.

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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Vevasis and her brother Nathan Bilsky.

Bernadette is survived by her two loving sons Michael Vevasis, Girardville and Joseph Vevasis and his wife Jessica, Shenandoah Heights; her two grandchildren: Alyssa and Joey Vevasis; her beloved dog, Misty and several cousins.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 16 at 11 a.m. from St. Vincent dePaul Church, Girardville with pastor, Rev. Brian Miller, as the celebrant. Friends are invited to her viewing at the church on Monday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of mass. Interment will follow in St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Cemetery, Englewood, Frackville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made, in Bernadette’s name, to the Hillside SPCA at PO Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901.

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