HAPPY BIRTHDAY | Anna Mary (Shevetz) Primavera



Residence: She lived in her birthplace on Jackson Street in Lowellville for more than 99 years. In December 2012 she moved to Fresno, Calif., to live with her granddaughter Gail Mabry (Randy) Giovannoni.

Date of birth: July 3, 1913.


Parents: Peter and Anna Gardos Shevetz.

Siblings: Sisters Dorothy Iudiciani and Peggy Kollar. Deceased siblings are Mary Kotouch, Kay Opsitnik, Helen Retort, John, Joe, Andy, Pete and Mike Shevetz and an infant brother, Stephen.

Spouse: Louis “Gene” Primavera, whom she married Aug. 5, 1935.

Children: Ronald (Jan) Primavera of Fresno, Calif. A daughter, Marge Mabry, is deceased.

Grandchildren: Seven.

Great-grandchildren: 10.


Education: She attended Lowellville Schools.

Employment: Mrs. Primavera was secretary and president of the union at Hutch Manufacturing.

Memberships: She is a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church in Lowellville and president of the American Legion Auxiliary and Mount Carmel Boccie League.


Other information: She traveled the world with her husband and is a voracious reader with a great sense of humor and positive outlook on life.


Date and location: There will be a party in her honor June 29 in Fresno. If you care to send a card, her address is 3141 E. Ashlan, Fresno, CA 93726.

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