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Evelyn “Eve” C. Smolka  

Evelyn “Eve” C. Smolka

September 2, 1935 – May 6, 2018

Evelyn “Eve” C. Smolka, age 82, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 6 2018.

Eve was born in Somerville, MA, on September 2, 1935 and dedicated her life as a talented homemaker.

Eve enjoyed staying active, especially dancing, yard work and walking.  In her leisure time, she loved watching Investigation Discovery Channel.  Above all, she will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother and dear friend to many.

Eve was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Joseph Smolka, Sr.; daughter, Marie Smolka; and brother, Harry Belcher.  She is survived by her children, William Smolka, Jr., Joe Smolka (Robin), Annette Stevenson, Brenda Miller (Dean), Jeanne Price and Suzanne Smolka (Joseph Olewnik); 26 grandchildren; 44 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; and pet cats, Pookins, Tiger and Blackie.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12:30 pm.  Interment will follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eve’s name to Dementia Society of America, 114 N Main St, Doylestown, PA, 18901.

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  1. Bill and Maureen Murphy, May 8, 2018

    So very sorry for the loss of a very special Family Member. Sending lot’s of Hugs and Love to all of the Family.

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  2. Dicky & Paula Reihms, May 8, 2018

    To the Smolka family
    Heaven has gained an angel.
    We know words cannot take away the pain of losing a loved one as precious as Ms. Eve. But we pray that the memories and love that you have will help you all. Ms. Eve touched so many people’s heart with her kindness. We feel blessed that she shared her love and kindness toward us. Such an amazing woman. Ms. Eve always made us, personally, feel special. Always kind words, she was a sweetheart. We will hold her close in our hearts. Always remembered.
    No more pain for her. With the love of her life. Walking in heaven, hand in hand, and watching over you all with her love. She Will never be far because you hold her love and memories in your heart.
    Sending our love, prayers and sympathies,
    Dicky & Paula Reihms

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  3. Luis ruiz, May 9, 2018

    You will always be my little sweet lady. Love you grandma. This is not good by but I will see you soon.

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  4. Amy Smolka, May 9, 2018

    We love you Grandmom. Thank you for so many wonderful memories and for always opening up your heart and home. As a child, I loved staying with you and Grandpop. We all always had so much fun and you guys made me feel so loved. As an adult, you were my favorire dance partner 🙂 You were so gentle, kind and sweet. I honestly don’t know a single person who didn’t immediately love you. You were an angel on Earth and now you’re one in Heaven. Words can’t express how much you will be missed by all of us who knew and loved you. We were all very blessed to have you. You’ll always be in our hearts and memories. I love you, always. xoxox

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  5. Gwen "Sweetsie" Holland, May 10, 2018

    Condolences to all the Smolka family God Bless you all at your time of sorrow! R I P Mrs. Smolka

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