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BARBARA WAITE ROVOLIS

 
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SAVANNAH, GEORGIA – Barbara Waite Rovolis, 68, of Savannah, Georgia, widow of Emanuel Tash Rovolis, died Monday morning, September 21, 2009, at Hospice Savannah.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late William Davis Waite and the late Mary White Waite. Mrs. Rovolis was a member of St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church .  She was a graduate of Savannah High School. Mrs. Rovolis worked in the Proof Department at C & S Bank and then she moved to a long career in medical management. All that knew her loved her and people were particularly drawn to her wit and humor. She will be greatly missed by all – especially her family. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Judy W. Owens.

Surviving are one daughter, Mary E. Rovolis-Jones and her husband, Randy, of Savannah, Georgia; three sons, Tash Emanuel Rovolis and his wife, Anna, Bill D. Rovolis and Donald E. Rovolis, all of Savannah, Georgia, and seven grandchildren, Tara, Brandon, Colin, Teddy, Kaity, Connor and Shelby.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 o'clock Wednesday evening at Gamble Funeral Service, 410 Stephenson Avenue, with the Trisagion service being held at 7 o’clock in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service.

The funeral service will be held at 11 o'clock Thursday morning in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by The Reverend Father Vasile Mihai.  Interment will be in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

Remembrances:  Hospice Savannah – Post Office Box #13190, Savannah, Georgia 31416-0190.

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  1. Deborah & Shane Sullivan says:

    Mary, Tash, Bill and Donald,I can’t tell you how sorry I am to hear of Aunt Barbara’s passing. She was a very sweet lady and meant a great deal to me and our family as do you all. You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Your Sullivan Cousins: Deb & Shane, Beth & Richard, Carolyn & Michael.

  2. Linda Stark says:

    I am very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. I worked with your Mother back in the 70’s at C & S bank in the proof department. She was a character, and kept all of us laughing. I also knew your Aunt Judy, and was close friends with her as a child. She was very special also. May God be with you during this sad time.

  3. Linda Stark says:

    I am very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. I worked with your Mother back in the 70’s at C & S bank in the proof department. She was a character and kept all of us laughing. I am sure she will be deeply missed by everyone. I also knew your Aunt Judy, and was close friends with her as a child. She was very special also. May God be with you at this sad time.

  4. Missy Lathrop says:

    Mary,Tash, Donald and Bill, You know I loved your Mom and I’m so sorry. We’ll talk soon

  5. Doris (Glisson) Lanier says:

    I was good friends with Barbara in our younger years. She will be missed.

  6. Jeannie & Robert Smith says:

    Tash, Mary, Bill, and Donald,We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. We hope it is a comfort to you to know that your mother is no longer suffering or in pain. As you know, Hospice means a great deal to us and we’re thankful she was under their wonderful care. May God bless and comfort all of you during this sad and difficult time.

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