Charmaine Mauk Vavala, 64, of Warren, PA., died Wednesday

morning, August 30, 2017 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice

Home after a brief illness. She was born October 28, 1952 in

Warren, PA., and was the daughter of the late Phillip Mauk and

Janette Shirley Mauk of Warren, PA. Charmaine was a Sheffield

and Warren area resident most of her entire life. She was a 1970

graduate of Sheffield High School. She was employed with the

former Sheffield Branch of Warren National Bank and worked for

35 years with Blair Corporation, retiring from there in 2010. After

retirement she worked part time with Virg-Ann Flowers and Gift

Shop. Charmaine enjoyed gardening, shopping and ceramics.

She is lovingly remembered as a woman who loved life, and

people. One of the kindest persons you would ever want to meet.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 39

years, Eugene C. Vavala whom she married April 22, 1978 at St.

Joseph Church, Warren, PA., 1 Sister – Stephanie Banovic and

husband, George of Sheffield, PA., 2 nieces – Allie Moore and

Molly Yates and her husband, Mike.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her infant

daughter, Anne Marie Vavala.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304

East Street, Warren, PA., on Friday, September 1, 2017 from 12:00

Noon to 3 P.M. with a funeral service to be held at 3:00 P.M. by

Fr. Philip A. Pinczewski, friend of Charmaine and Pastor of

Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church, Erie, PA., officiating. Interment

will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. The family strongly suggests

friends to place memorials with Hospice of Warren County, 1

Main Avenue, Warren, PA., 16365 or Warren Cancer Center, 2

Crescent Park, Warren, PA., 16365. E-mail condolences may be

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