AUBURN — Ellen Chervenak, 91 years young, formerly of Sherbrooke Avenue in Lewiston, died peacefully on Saturday, April 14, with her family by her side, at the Odd Fellows Home in Auburn.

She was born April 6, 1927, at home in Anson. She was the daughter of John and Mary Kachmar. She was the youngest of seven children. She grew up in Madison and graduated from Madison High School.

She met the love of her life, George Chervenak and they married on May 1, 1948. Together they had two children. They lived a very happy life together. George, died July 13, 1989.

Ellen worked and supported her husband, George in building his accounting firm in Lewiston and in Livermore Falls for many years, until his death.

Ellen was a Eucharistic minister at Holy Family Church and would hold weekly prayer meetings at her home for many years. She was a member of the Ladies of St. Anne and spent many hours supporting various church functions. She traveled with the church throughout Europe and treasured the memories. In her spare time she loved to do word search puzzles.

Survivors include her daughter, Carole and husband, Terry Moore of Pembroke, N.H.; her son, Jim Chervenak and his wife, Sue, of Lewiston; her grandchildren, Shane Fletcher and wife, Josie, Chad Fletcher and wife, Kerri, Jill Black and husband, Rick, Amy Bergeron and Eddie Chervenak; and they blessed her with 10 great-grandchildren. Ellen also embraced her extended family, which included an additional six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.


She will always be remembered for her devoted faith and her impeccable style and grace.

Yesterday her love shined among us – Today God called on a new Angel!

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Ellen D. Chervenak

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