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Elizabeth Cavin

October 1, 1924 — July 19, 2021

Elizabeth S. Cavin, 96, formerly of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Monday, July 19, 2021, while under the care of Kindred Hospice in Mobile, AL. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky October 1, 1924, to the late John Leo Shea and Lucile Clark Shea.

Betty graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, Kentucky in 1942. She attended the University of Louisville. She enjoyed playing golf, bridge and traveling the world. She was a homemaker and longtime member of Immaculate Catholic Church.

She was preceded by her husband William R. Cavin, her parents and three brothers William Shea, John Shea and Robert Shea.

She is survived by four children; William R. "Rick" Cavin (Jinny) of Colorado Springs, CO, Debra C. Bryant of Mobile, AL, Karen Cavin-Brown of Owensboro, K and John P. Cavin (Tammy Cannon) of Louisville, KY; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 9:00 AM September 13, 2021, at Immaculate Catholic Church with a Memorial Mass following at 10:00 AM.

Fr. Tony Jones will officiate. Private burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Catholic Church.

Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

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