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June Chuvalas

September 9, 1933 ~ October 6, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

June Chuvalas Obituary

June White Chuvalas, formerly of New Lexington, Ohio, age 90, passed away October 6, 2023 at the River Valley Medical Center in Lancaster, Ohio. June was born September 9, 1933 at Gosline, Perry County, Ohio, the daughter of Charles Alfred and Anna May Smarkol White. She was a lifelong resident of Perry County and graduated from New Lexington High School in 1950.

Following her high school graduation, she was employed in public service at the Veterans Affairs Office in New Lexington, Ohio. This was followed by work in the New Lexington Public Schools as an aide, the Perry County Auditor’s Office and Sears Catalogue Store in New Lexington.

June married Gus E. Chuvalas of Corning, Ohio on April 3, 1953 at the New Lexington Church of the Nazarene. They remained married for 69 years and had four children-Sharon, Jim, Mike and Rick Chuvalas. Through the years she has been a Republican Committee person and active in the polls and local politics. She was an avid yard sale attendee and sponsor. June and Gus frequently traveled Fun Bus trips and made many trips to the Amish countryside. She was a member of Grace Community Church and attended their activities as able. She lived for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and spent considerable time attending their activities, caring for them and making holiday memories. Her Pumpkin Pie cannot be duplicated! June and Gus became active members of the Purple Heart Association and started attending regional updates hosted by the Department of Defense in regards to locating the remains of prisoners of war (POW) and missing in action (MIA) soldiers. Her greatest blessing was the return of her brother’s remains, Corporal Charles A. White Jr., from a Korean War POW camp and his memorial services held both at Arlington National Cemetery and Somerset Memory Gardens.

June is survived by her daughter, Sharon Chuvalas of Westerville, Ohio; sons, James (Debbie) Chuvalas of Lithopolis, Ohio; Michael (Karen) Chuvalas of Marysville, Ohio; and Richard (Diana) Chuvalas of Lancaster, Ohio; Six grandchildren-Tiffany Chuvalas, Brandon (Melissa) Chuvalas, Amber (Chaz) DeLeon, Austin (Nichole) Chuvalas, Nick (Emily) Chuvalas, Christopher (Elizabeth) Chuvalas; four step grandchildren-Annie O’Dell, Nicki (Kevin) Lawson, Dani (Jeff) Gray and Carmen (Cody) McGirr; and several great grandchildren. June was preceded in death by (her husband-Gus E, Chuvalas), her parents, Charles and Anna May White, her siblings-Paul Edward White, Charles A. White, Jr., and Ruth Ann White and one grandchild, Ashley Renee Chuvalas.

Calling Hours will be held at Grace Community Church on Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 10:00am to 1:00pm with services to be conducted at the church by her son Reverend James A. Chuvalas. Burial to be held in Maplewood Cemetery in New Lexington, Ohio.

Arrangements by Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, Ohio

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Funeral Service
October 12, 2023

10:00 AM
Grace Community Church (Arlington National Cemetery)


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