Eva Horkey

April 3, 1930 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 90)


Eva Bonnell Horkey, 90, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2020 at her Poland home. She was born April 3, 1930 in Furnace Run, Pennsylvania. One of six children to Harold and Elsie (Calendar) Rumbarger. 

After overcoming many adversities throughout her childhood, she was married on September 20, 1952 to her devoted husband Mike Horkey - together they raised two daughters. Eva made her life as a homemaker who loved gardening. She enjoyed reading the Bible, drawing, arts and crafts, and her favorite television programs. 

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Mike, five brothers and sisters, and her partner of many years Herbert Hill. 

She leaves behind her daughters, Michele (John) Cowden and Bonnell (Efrain) Rodriguez as well as grandchildren Eva, John, and Erin Cowden, and Mike “Angel”, Adam, and Aaron Rodriguez. She also leaves her great grandchildren Malachi, Alecia, Stephan, Alissa, Dominic, and Brooklyn as well as step grandchildren Kaitlyn, Gage, and Savannah. She also leaves four great-great grandchildren. 

Arrangements of her private service are handled by the Cunningham Becker Funeral home of Poland to be officiated by Pastor Steve Rhodes of Bethel Friends in Poland. 

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