Eva M. Lessig

March 12, 2023 Kennett Square, PA

Eva M Lessig, age 84 of Kennett Square, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at Accent Care Hospice at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.

Born January 25, 1939 in Wilmington, DE she was the daughter of the late James B and Dorothy (Brown) Wilson. Eva graduated from Wilmington High School and The Memorial Hospital School of Nursing before becoming a registered nurse. She married Raymond H Lessig in 1965 and they were married for 36 years until his death in 2002.

Family, friends and faith were all important parts of Eva’s life. She was a supportive wife and mother to her two children and participated in their activities. She remained brave when managing the health issues of family members and maintained her cheerfulness when dealing with many years of her own health issues. She liked spending time with friends and making people smile. She was a longtime member of Dilworthtown Presbyterian Church and Grace Fellowship Church and enjoyed organized Bible study.

She is survived by her son, Steven R. Lessig, his wife Wendy and her two grandchildren, Sarah and Allison of Ambler, PA; many brothers and sisters in law; as well as nephews and nieces in both Delaware and Nebraska. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her son, Michael Lessig; her brother, Robert Wilson; and her niece, Ashle Wilson Bailey.

The family would like to thank the staff of Brandywine Living at Longwood for the love, friendship, and helpfulness that they provided to Eva during her years of living there.

Family and friends are invited to attend the graveside service being held on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 11:00 am at Elam United Methodist Church Cemetery, 1073 Smithbridge Road, Glen Mills, PA followed by a life celebration.

In memory of Eva, a contribution may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association 161 N. Clark, Suite 3550, Chicago, IL 60601.

To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com

Memorial Donations

Muscular Dystrophy Association

161 N. Clark
Suite 3550
Chicago, IL 60601


Graveside Service

March 20, 2023 11:00AM Elam United Methodist Church Cemetery
1073 Smithbridge Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342


  1. Eva was a kind and caring friend. She faithfully served the Lord by caring for so many of us at Community Bible Study for years and years. I will miss her, but feel privileged to have been able to work alongside of her for so many years. So very sorry for your loss.

    Kathy Grugeon

    Kathy Grugeon | March 19, 2023 at 9:27 PM
  2. So sorry for your loss. Eva was a special women with a great smile. I met her when
    she lived at Victoria Gardens. We played pinnacle every week for about 10 years.
    I will miss her.
    Dee Allen

    Dee Allen | March 15, 2023 at 4:53 PM

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