Geraldine Bowen Havens

Geraldine Bowen Havens, age 95, of Des Moines, WA., died May 14, 2016.  She was a surviving spouse of the Rev. Reeves C. Havens Jr., a retired elder of the Eastern PA Conference, who died in 2010. He served as a pastor and chaplain in at least five states. In Eastern PA he served at:
  • Philadelphia Methodist Hospital
  • Lancaster: Broad Street (now Christ UMC)
  • Cornwall Manor
Mrs. Havens, born in Binghamton, NY, was a teacher in preschools and high schools, and she tutored students of all ages. She is survived by: her son, Alan (and wife Mary Ellen) Havens; three daughters–Lynne (and husband Don) Lovett, Rana (and husband Barry) Wise, and Maia (Amy) Havens; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Her sister, Margaret Freeman Norton, and her brother, Fred O. Bowen, preceded her in death.
Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Condolences may be send to Mr. Alan Havens, PO Box 13305, Olympia WA 98508.