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Rebecca Nevins

July 18, 1918 — June 13, 2017

Mrs.  Rebecca Nevins, age 98, formerly of 2nd Street, Wyalusing, PA, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Highlands Care Center in Laporte with her loving family at her side.             Rebecca was born in Falls Township, Buck’s County on July 18, 1918 the daughter of the late Laurence & Gertrude Louise Gunderson Thorpe.  She graduated from High School and married Edward George Nevins on July 6, 1939.  They resided in Morrisville, PA. Ed retired as a superintendent of the composing room for the Trenton Times.  They moved to Wyalusing in 1984, where she and Ed completely restored two Victorian homes.  Ed predeceased her on November 29, 1995.             Rebecca was a loving spouse, mother and grandmother.  Before moving to Wyalusing, Rebecca was a member of the Delaware Valley Choral Society.  In Wyalusing, she was an artist and also an expert gardener.   Surviving: Son:E. George (Patricia) Nevins Collinsville, VA   Daughter: June Cole                                                            Laporte, PA   Sister-in-law: Dolores Pacifico                                                 Wyalusing, PA   Four grandchildren and three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by an infant son, Mark Nevins.             A Graveside Service will be held at 12:00 Noon, on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Wrightstown Friends Meeting, Newtown, PA.             Memorials may be directed to Guthrie Hospice, 421 Tomahawk Road, Towanda, PA 18848 or the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church, PO Box 25, Wyalusing, PA 18853.   Funeral arrangements are under the direction to the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853.             To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rebecca Nevins, please visit our flower store.


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