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Grace Gavin, 91, of Laurel View Village, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

She was born Jan. 6, 1928, in Dilltown, the daughter of the late Frank and Nellie (Dias) Stewart.

She was the wife of Paul Gavin, who preceded her in death on April 15, 2010. She also was preceded in death by siblings Elzie, William, James, Ethel, Mary, Mabel, Matilda and Helen. Grace was the last member of her immediate family.

She worked at Bell Telephone for 15 years and retired after 33 years from General Telephone Company in 1980. Grace was a church pianist for over 40 years at Memorial Baptist Church in Dilltown, where she was a lifetime member. She also served as president of the Women’s Prayer Fellowship for 20 years. For two years she was the pianist at Hilltop Baptist Church in Westmont and continued playing at Laurel View Village. She was thankful for the many friends she had at Laurel View Village.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment will be in Armagh Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Memorial Baptist Church, PO Box 113, Dilltown, PA 15929 or the Association for the Blind at

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