obit: Edwardine "Eddie" Cathriner Zavodny
Edwardine "Eddie" Zavodny, 89, passed away February 12, 2013.
She was born August 29, 1923 in Baytown, TX. Mrs. Zavodny was raised in Baytown where she graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. As a young woman Eddie worked at Humble Oil & Refinery and she graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She married Roland J. Zavodny and along with raising two daughters she also assisted Roland in the operations of their local business (Baytown Washer and Dryer Service). In her spare time she was very active at the Grace United Methodist Church. She was active in all church activities including singing in the choir. She also enjoyed playing "Michigan Rummy" and 42 with her friends. Later in life she moved to Milton, FL to be close to one of her daughters.
Edwardine was preceded in death by her husband Roland Zavodny: parents, Mattie and Edward Cathriner Sr.; sister, Ruth Vance; and brother, Edward Cathriner, Jr.
She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Janet Webb of Milton, FL and Cynthia and Michael Townsend of Ocoee, FL; grandson, Michael Kelly and wife Lily; great grandchildren, Kristen Kelly and Brannon Smith; and great great granddaughter, Emberly Kelly.
Her family will begin receiving friends Saturday, February 16, 2013, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Navarre Funeral Home with services to follow at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
To view the online obituary, or to post tribute to her family, go to www.navarrefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Navarre Funeral home & Cremation Services, 2444 Rollingbrook Dr., Baytown Texas.
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