Mary Elaine Shouvlin

August 24, 1956 ~ February 7, 2022 (age 65)


Mary Elaine Shouvlin, age 65, of Hinsdale, passed away unexpectedly Monday, February 7, 2022, in Calhoun, Georgia.

She was born August 24, 1956, in Chicago, the daughter of George and Bernice (Sieloff) Duncan.

Mary was a graduate of Emma Willard School and attended DePauw University.  She was a mortgage processor and underwriter for Condotek.  Her hobbies included renovating her homes, caring for her cats, walking, and reading. As a young woman she was an avid tennis player. She enjoyed discussions on politics and social justice issues.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband Raphael Joseph Shouvlin who passed away in 2017.

She is survived by her sister Martha (Michael) Kelly, her nephew Henry Kelly and nieces Grace Greene and Hope DiGiusto and their families. Mary had many long-lasting friendships among them Lia, Michelle, Cyndy, Marilyn, Meg, and Christine. Her numerous friends were a network of support and kinship across the country.

A Celebration of Life Service for Mary will be held Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 11:00 am at St. Mark’s Church, 320 Franklin Street, Geneva, Illinois with Rev. Dr. Mark Tusken officiating with a light luncheon to follow. The service will also be streamed via zoom with a link to be provided later.

Burial will be held privately at Ferncliff Cemetery & Arboretum in Springfield, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the Hinsdale Humane Society at or 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale, IL 60521 or 630-323-5630.

Arrangements handled by Malone Funeral Home in Geneva.  For information 630-232-8233 or

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Celebration of Life
March 26, 2022

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
St. Mark's Episcopal Church of Geneva
320 Franklin Street
Geneva, IL 60134

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