– Eva M. Hamlin Sorell, 87, entered eternal life Tuesday, February
5, 2019. Eva was born and lived most of her life in Ravena. She
was the daughter of the late Herbert and Louise Hamlin. Eva retired
from the NYS Department of Criminal Justice after many years of
service. Eva was a devoted and faithful member of the Ravena
Congregational Christian Church and served on many boards and
committees. She was a Girl Scout Leader, a member of the Ravena-Coeymans
Woman’s Club and a member of the Town of Coeymans Democratic Club.
Eva is survived by her devoted children, Deborah Riley, Jeffrey
(Marie) Sorell; her loving grandchildren, Michael and Shawn Riley
and Connie Sorell, Amy (Jeffrey) Gillert, and Jeffrey Sorell Jr.; 4
great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased
by her husband of 54 years, George F. Sorell; siblings, Dorothy
Halstead, Muriel Bullock, and Herbert Hamlin; Son in law, Timothy
Riley; grandson, Steven Riley.
Friends and family may call at the Babcock Funeral Home,
Ravena Thursday February 7, 2019 from 4-7 PM. Funeral services will
be held Friday, February 8th at the Congregational Christian Church,
Ravena at 10 AM. Donations in memory of Eva may be made to the
Congregational Christian Church, 175 Main Street, Ravena, NY 12143.