Ellen Sevison Savakinas, 59, of Jenkins Township, passed away peacefully at home in her sleep on January 11, 2022.
She was the daughter of the late Alex and Janice (Smith) Sevison. Born and raised in Kingston, Ellen graduated from Wyoming Valley West High School and from Empire Beauty School. Ellen started her professional career at Holiday Fashion and later opened her own business of 22 years, The Brush Stop.
Ellen loved traveling and boating as well as entertaining friends and family.
Ellen was preceded in death by her brother, Laird Sevison; and her stepson, Paul Savakinas.
Surviving are her husband of 26 years, Paul Savakinas, brother Brent Sevison and his wife Gretchen, step-children, Michelle and her husband Daniel Kimmel, James Savakinas and his companion Bonnie Eveland; Rachel and her husband Michael Chirobak; and she was blessed with 7 grandchildren.
According to Ellen’s wishes, funeral services will be private and there will be no visitation. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.