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Eva M. Bevilacqua
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Eva M. Bevilacqua, 87, of Ambler, died on September 10, 2017 at Park Creek Place Memory Care in North Wales. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Bevilacqua. She was born in Ambler, PA on November 29, 1929 to the late Albert and Mary (Signore) D’Elia. Eva was a graduate of Ambler High School class of 1947. She was formerly employed at Solid State Electronics as an Assembler, was a talented self-employed Seamstress, and was a Sales Rep for Mary Kay Cosmetics, and was fondly known as “Ms. Mary Kay”. Eva was a long time parishioner of St. Alphonsus Church where she volunteered in many activities including singing in the choir, and volunteered in the church school cafeteria, being known as “The Sloppy Joe Lady”. She mostly enjoyed spending time with her family in Sea Isle City, NJ and Woodbine, NJ. Eva is survived by her 5 children Janine Kopko and husband Ronald of Doylestown, Anthony J. Bevilacqua, Jr. and wife Diane of Ambler, Michael A. Bevilacqua and wife Joanne of Ambler, Richard M. Bevilacqua and wife Patricia of Ambler, Susan Van Horn and husband Sam of Horsham, 18 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, a brother Mario F. D’Elia of Ambler, sisters Clara Tourtellott of Ambler, Mary J. Ridgeway of Yardley, and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by a great-granddaughter Kayley Van Horn, and her siblings Michael A., Anthony J., Albert “Bertie” D’Elia, Florence A. Castagno, and Jenny Baldassari. Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Mass on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church, 33 Conwell Drive, Maple Glen, PA. The Viewing will be Friday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Emil J. Ciavarelli Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 951 E. Butler Pike, Ambler. Interment in Rose Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eva’s memory for the benefit of those affected by the recent hurricanes can be sent to Knights of Columbus Charities, One Columbus Plaza, PO Box 1966, New Haven, CT 06509-1966. Condolences may be made at

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8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Ciavarelli - Ambler

951 E. Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

Funeral Mass




11:00 AM
St. Alphonsus Church

33 Conwell Drive
Maple Glen, PA 19002

Cemetery Details


Rose Hill Cemetery

411 Susquehanna Road
Ambler, PA 19002

Memorial Contribution

Knights of Columbus Charities


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