Evelyn Ann Kowtko (nee Sweppy), 82, of Hilton Head Island, SC passed away on Wednesday, March 28th from a stroke. Evie was born in Irvington, NJ on May 5th, 1936, grew up in Livingston, NJ and graduated from Grover Cleveland High School in 1953. She married Donald Kowtko of Newark, NJ on November 3rd, 1956. Evie is survived by two sons Robert and David, and a grandson Steven. Longtime residents of Basking Ridge, NJ, Evie and Don retired and moved to Hilton Head in 1992. She was an active member of the art community and painted landscapes and seascapes of the low country.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of the ICU at Hilton Head Hospital for the excellent care she received while there.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 14th at The Island Funeral Home and Crematory, 4 Cardinal Road, Hilton Head. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Art League of Hilton Head, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928. Islandfuneralhome.com.