Vivian Shawver Lavin

December 23, 1935 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 83)


Vivian Shawver Lavin

Age 83, of Canton, passed away Sun., Apr. 21, 2019.  Born in Williamstown, WV, a daughter of the late Chancey and Martie (Bowser) Shawver, Sr., she had been a Columbus resident for 32 years and lived the last six years in Canton.  Vivian was a Bookkeeping Supervisor at Harter Bank for 20 years.  She enjoyed decorating and traveling, and was very crafty and especially fashionable.  Preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Lavin, on Feb. 19, 2019, and three brothers, Samuel and Michael Sherrard, and Chancey Shawver, Jr.  Survived by two sisters, Nancy Horne and Judy (Timothy) Haught; one brother, Robert (Diane) Sherrard; two sisters-in-law, Faye Sherrard and Diane Shawver, and numerous nieces and nephews.  A Celebration of Life will be held Sat. at 2 p.m. in the Formet-Clevenger & Gordon Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Smith as Celebrant.  Friends may call one hour before the service, from 1-2 p.m.  Condolences may be left at:

Gordon (330)456-4766


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Celebration of Life
May 4, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Formet Clevenger & Gordon Funeral Home
1803 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44709

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