Eva Davis, 95, of Roslindale, MA, formerly of East Haddam, CT, wife of the late Irving Davis, died on Tuesday, April 20, at Faulkner Hospital in Boston. Born on January 29, 1929 in the Bronx, NY, she was the daughter of the late William and Dora Weiner, sister of the late Nathan Weiner.
She is survived by her loving family: sister Rae (Dave) Alcheh of NJ; Arnold and Barbara Davis of Moodus, CT, Elaine and William Krohn of MA, Lori and Dick Hall of MA and Beth and Gary Jacobson of NY. Eva leaves behind nine grandchildren: Michael Davis, Seth (Jessica) Davis, David (Phyllis) Krohn, Elizabeth (Adam) Saltz, Gib and Harry Hall, Danielle, Sofia and Leon Jacobson; and seven great-grandchildren: Cole and Olivia Davis, Landon and Scarlett Saltz and Ada, Ingrid and Ursula Krohn. She was an adored wife, sister, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend who treasured family most of all. She had an enormous heart and a true zest for life.
Eva was a member of Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek in Chester, CT. Eva was a proud Lion for 39 years, first as a charter member of the East Haddam Lioness Club and then a charter member of the East Haddam Community Lions. She was an avid Mah Jongg player at the East Haddam Senior Center.
A private graveside service will be held in Moodus with Rabbi Marci Bellows officiating. You may attend the service virtually by going to the Doolittle Funeral Home facebook page on Friday, April 23 at 1:00 pm. Shiva services of remembrance will be held on Saturday and Sunday evenings at 6 PM. Please use this link to be together with Eva’s family at the Shiva: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84004466353?pwd=dmJTNDJnTXZmNzBXcjY2eGFyUzhOQT09
Donations can be made in Eva’s memory to: Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 East Kings Highway, Chester, CT 06412 (CBSRZ.org) or the East Haddam Community Lions (EHCL), P.O. Box 328, East Haddam, CT 06423. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.