Doris Gertrude Shovar
January 4, 2018

Doris Gertrude Shovar, 97, of Ashburn, Virginia (formerly of Lincoln, RI) died peacefully in her sleep, January 4, 2018, shortly after her husband, John F. Shovar. She was a Rhode Island native, born March 19, 1920 to John J. Ryan and Bertha Beausoleil.

Her marriage to James C. Kelly ended in divorce. She was married to the love of her life, John F. Shovar for 44 years.

She worked for Healthtex (Rhode Island) most of her adult life.

She is survived by her son, Bernard (Dianne) Kelly, son-in-law Kenny Cordes, daughters Kathleen Wright, Teresa (Scott) Kreider, Susan (Butch) Kathan and son Edward (Sam) Shovar.
She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by her husband, her parents, her brother, Donald Raymond Ryan and daughter Marjorie Ann (Shovar) Cordes.

In lieu of flower, please consider donating to Capital Caring Hospice, 24419 Millstream Drive Aldie, Virginia 20105 or the hospice of your choice.


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