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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Eva E. Beury, 101 – Business Owner, Active at Church

Eva Elmira Beury, 101 years, of Ashland passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family, on Sunday morning, February 19, 2023.

Born July 23, 1921, in Spring Glen to the late William R. and S. Alma (Coleman) Schwalm, Eva graduated from Hubley High School in 1939.

She owned and operated the Beury Insurance Agency in Ashland from 1967 to 1988. She was an extremely active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, especially in the choir, WELCA, quilting, and the alter guild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, E. Lamar Beury, her daughter, Alyce E. Klock, and her seven siblings, Mae Frye, Ray Schwalm, Hilda Harner, James Schwalm, Elva Huntzinger, Leroy Schwalm, Charles Schwalm, and their spouses.

Left to treasure Eva’s memory are her grandchildren, Kathy Rowe (Daniel) and Ken Klock (Jennifer), and her son-in-law Fred Klock (Carol).

Eva is also survived by her seven great grandchildren, Timothy Rowe (Stephanie), Benjamin Rowe, Elizabeth Rowe, Sean Klock, Timothy Klock, Mason Klock, and Emily Klock.

She will be greatly missed by numerous friends and family who loved her dearly.

A viewing was held on Wednesday, February 22nd and Thursday, February 23rd at the funeral home. A funeral service followed at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Burial at Christ Church Cemetery-Fountain Springs.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Eva Beury’s memory to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 35 N 9th St, Ashland PA 17921.

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