Elva I. Galyen
Elva I. Galyen, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016, at the age of 86, surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late Joseph A. Galinski and Lula Terry GalinskiSadler.
Mrs. Galyen was a homemaker, loved spending time with her family and family gatherings. She enjoyed sewing, canning, cooking, and loved to dance. Mrs. Galyen was a member of American Legion Cecil Post #15 Ladies Auxiliary, Elkton.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and George Kelley, Millie and Bob Emig, Dotti and Larry Schirling, Aneta and Duane Arentzen and Margi and Russ Johnson, all of Elkton, MD; sister, Neta Foley, Havre de Grace, MD; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Galyen was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Iradell C. “Arnold” Galyen; daughter, Judy Galyen; and sisters, Helen Liberatore and Mary Babcock.
Funeral service will be held 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 1, 2016, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton St., Elkton, MD 21921 with visitation beginning at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Cherry Hill Methodist Cemetery, Cherry Hill, MD.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Union Hospital cancer program, Baskets of Hope, in care of the funeral home.