Mary Elaine Shouvlin

Mary Elaine Shouvlin, 65, of Hinsdale, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 7, 2022, in Calhoun, Ga.

She was born in 1956 in Chicago to 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 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.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Raphael Joseph Shouvlin, who passed away in 2017; and her parents.

She is survived by her sister, Martha (Michael) Kelly; her nephew and nieces, Henry Kelly, Grace Greene and Hope DiGiusto; and their families.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at St. Mark's Church, 320 Franklin St., Geneva.

The service will also be streamed via Zoom.

Burial is private at Ferncliff Cemetery & Arboretum in Springfield, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hinsdale Humane Society, 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale, IL 60521 or online at

Malone Funeral Home in Geneva handled the arrangements.