Laura Mauk

WARREN – Laura “Jean” Mauk, 90, died Sunday evening, July 13, 2014, at Meridian Arms Nursing Home.

She was born Nov. 20, 1923, in Brookville, Pa., a daughter of Wayne and Ruby White Eshbaugh.

Mrs. Mauk was an assembly line worker at Sylvania Light Bulbs for five years during World War II.

She was a dedicated member of the First United Methodist Church of Hubbard and also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Jean loved to crochet, sew, bake, and was an incredible cook, especially of breads and pies, having won several awards for her pies. She loved to entertain family and friends, to take pictures of her family, to tend to her rose gardens, and was always an optimistic and upbeat person.

She leaves two daughters, Leslie Kovalchik of Howland and Nancy (Jack) Zines of Hanoverton; a sister, Donna Kerr of Sarasota, Fla.; four grandchildren, Robert (Tracy) Kovalchik, Holly (Todd) Mackendrick, Amy Meeker and Jill (James Fetterman) Kovalchik; and five great-grandchildren.

Her husband, Parnell F. Mauk, whom she married on Oct. 15, 1947, died April 7, 2004. Jean was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Randy Mauk; four brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home. Family and friends may call 11 a.m. Thursday, one hour prior to the services, at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Hubbard Union Cemetery.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the First United Methodist Church, 48 Church St., Hubbard, OH 44425, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236.

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